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Wednesday, April 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
"Protecting Your Ideas: Intellectual Property Toolkit for Creative Entrepreneurs"

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Whether you are an artist, musician, or entrepreneur safeguarding your creative ideas is essential. In this introductory session, attendees will learn the basics of intellectual property law including what you can and cannot protect, the differences between patents, trademarks, and copyright and the limits to your legal rights.

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Rachel Herder

Director of Intellectual Property Clinic, Penn State Law
Rachel Herder joined the Penn State Law faculty from leading intellectual property firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where, as an associate in the firm’s patents and innovation practice, she advised startup life science clients on various aspects of intellectual property... Read More →
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John Meier

Patent and Trademark Resource Center Librarian, University Libraries
John Meier is an Associate Librarian in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library. John is the official liaison from the University Libraries to the US Patent and Trademark Office and helps Penn State and community entrepreneurs find patent and trademark information.
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Geoffrey Scott

Director of the Art, Sports, and Entertainment Legal Clinic, Penn State Law
Prof. Geoff Scott is a Law Professor and the Director of the Art, Sports, and Entertainment Legal Clinic at Penn State Law - University Park. Prof. Scott's focus is in intellectual property and on the intersection of the worlds of artistic and scientific expression and the law. The... Read More →

Wednesday April 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
W211A Pattee Library