Bench2Market Talks

"Protecting Your Innovation: Intellectual Property Basics and Strategy" - Sarah Wilkening, Ph.D., and Dan Evans, Ph.D. - Merchant & Gould

Join us for a seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) strategy for academic entrepreneurs. Sarah Wilkening, J.D., Ph.D., and Dan Evans, Ph.D. from Merchant & Gould, will cover topics including ownership of IP, what makes an invention patentable, how to evaluate prior art, and what it means to have the freedom to operate in a technology area. We will also be joined by technology transfer representatives from Georgia Tech and Emory during the Q&A session to follow.

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This event is the fourth session in the 202-2024 Bench2Market Talks series, which was created to provide commercialization guidance to the university research community. For more details on the series and the full schedule, visit here.