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Patent and Innovations Experts Offer Intellectual Property Seminar on February 7

Meet the Experts: Patent and Innovations
How to Grow Your Company in Connecticut and Globally

When: Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 930AM-300PM
Where: Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street Hartford, CT
Cost:$20.00 per participant
Registration Link:
Connecticut is proud to be a state of brisk innovations and effective ingenuity. Numerous establishments of entrepreneurs and start-up companies have forged Connecticut as a preeminent locality for new ideas and technologies. Connecticut values the efforts of these firms and encourages others to join their ranks. To that effect, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and partners will offer a comprehensive seminar that deals exclusively with various types of intellectual property, as well as safeguarding methods to protect your products. This seminar will also deliver valuable information such as patent processing and global intellectual property protection. Having an understanding on how to safeguard your intellectual property will allow your firm to freely innovate, grow, and prosper. 
Event Webpage: 

Tentative Agenda
9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Senator Blumenthal Remarks
10:15 - 10:20 Welcome
10:20 - 11:10 IP Overview and What to Expect After Filing
11:10 - 11:20 Break
11:20 - 11:50 Requirements for a Provisional Patent
11:50 - 12:20 PTO Resources and Website
12:20 - 1:45 Backyard Resources and Boxed Lunch
1:45 - 2:15 International Patent Protection
2:15 - 2:55 Trademark - the value of branding your invention
Anthony M. Sargis
US Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration 
213 Court Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Tel: 860 638 6954 (direct)
Tel: 860.638.6950 (main)