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Innovation & Commercialization Workshop

Featuring speakers from the

United States Patent and Trademark Office

and the

Louisiana Technology Transfer Office              Louisiana Small Business Development Center

 

Sponsored by

 Kean Miller   Jones Walker

 

 


The LSU Office of Innovation and Technology Commercialization has partnered with Kean Miller, Jones Walker, the Louisiana Technology Transfer Office, and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center to put together an all-day workshop on innovation and commercialization featuring speakers from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The event is for any small businesses and entrepreneurs in Louisiana to learn more about patents, trademarks, and other innovation/commercialization resources.


 

 

8am - 5pm | Tuesday, November 1st

The Lod & Carole Cook Conference Center on LSU's Main Campus

3838 West Lakeshore Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

 


 

AGENDA

8:00 AM – 8:20 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast    
8:20 AM – 8:30 AM Introduction LSU ITC  
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome Remarks

  • Elizabeth Dougherty, Director of Inventor Education, Outreach, and Recognition         
USPTO Presentation
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Patents – an Overview & Anatomy of a Patent

  • Elizabeth Dougherty
USPTO Presentation
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Trademarks – an Overview

  • Scott Baldwin (via WebEx)
USPTO Presentation
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM          BREAK    
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

USPTO & Local Counsel Panel – Practical Matters

USPTO

Kean Miller

Jones Walker

 
11:30 PM – 12:00 PM

SBIR & STTR – Program Overview & Data Rights

LTTO Presentation
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH    
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Small Business Development Resources

LSBDC

Presentation

Handout 1

Handout 2

Handout 3

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Is your invention patentable

  • Elizabeth Dougherty
USPTO Presentation
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

How the USPTO searches

  • Jennifer Doak
USPTO Presentation
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM BREAK    
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

An Examiner’s Perspective on Office Actions

  • Jennifer Doak
USPTO Presentation
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

USPTO & Local Counsel Panel – Q & A

USPTO

Kean Miller

Jones Walker