As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurism series beginning on March 8.
The three-part training series is designed for Engineering faculty, post docs, and students. It will cover all manners of Intellectual Property (IP) and principles of entrepreneurism. Topics will include commercializing research, protecting inventions, liability issues, financing, patents, license agreements, trade secrets, branding, marketing and more.
The training will be conducted by Aaron Levine and Matt Todd, partners and co-chairs of the New Ventures & Corporate Transactions Group at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg. This national IP law firm boasts offices in Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, Fla. and Wilmington, Del. Their clients span a diverse group of industries and technologies, including electronic commerce, telecommunications, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
The first sessions will be presented on March 8, with subsequent sessions set for March 22 and April 5. Attendees are required to RSVP to Stella Vasquez at svasquez [at] uh [dot] edu. For questions or more information, contact Lisa Roberston at lcrobertson [at] uh [dot] edu.
What: IP and Entrepreneurism training for Engineering faculty, post docs, students, and staff
When: March 8, 12:00–1:30 p.m. (Refreshments will be provided and attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.)
Where: Engineering Building 2, Room E321
RSVP: Stella Vasquez at svasquez [at] uh [dot] edu