• Protect Your Intellectual Property When Going Global

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    Name: Protect Your Intellectual Property When Going Global
    Date: March 13, 2018
    Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
    Event Description:

    Protect Your Intellectual Property When Going Global

    The strength and vitality of the U.S. economy depends directly on effective ways to protect new ideas and investments in innovation and creativity. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks, enhances IP protection for U.S. companies worldwide by strengthening IP provisions in international agreements. Learn about the latest tools to protect your IP in both the U.S. and around the world, so you can expand your sales and increase revenue. 


    • Overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets
    • Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP
    • Understanding the risks of early disclosure
    • How intellectual property and manufacturing overlap
    • Types of resources and assistance available through the USPTO


    John Cabeca, West Coast Regional Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
    As the Regional Director of the West Coast United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), John Cabeca carries out the strategic direction of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO and is responsible for establishing and leading the USPTO's west coast regional office located in Silicon Valley.


    Elizabeth Krauth | Director, U.S. Commercial Service, North Bay Office at Dominican University of California

    Hosted By

    Cynthia Murray | President and CEO, North Bay Leadership Council
    Dr. Denise Lucy | Executive Director, Institute for Leadership Studies at Dominican University of California

    Event Media:

    Santa Rosa Junior College - Petaluma Campus

    800 Sonoma Mountain Parkway
    Building 700, Herold Mahoney Library, Rm 721
    Petaluma, CA 94954

    Date/Time Information:

    Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 

    Time:  7:00 AM to 9:00 AM (PDT)

    Program Schedule

    7:00-9:00 a.m.
    7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m. - Registration | Breakfast | Networking
    7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. - Program

    Ticket includes breakfast.

    Contact Information:
    Institute for Leadership Studies - Dominican University of California

    Tickets: General Admission $25.00 (Includes breakfast

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