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Patent and Trademark Resource Center: 25th Anniversary Celebration

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE'S PATENT AND TRADEMARK RESOURCE CENTER

IS PROUDLY CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF SERVING THE COMMUNITY

 

This two-day event is in celebration of the University of Maine's Patent and Trademark Resource Center. The Fogler Library Resource Center is the only one in Maine and serves the public as well as academic communities. Come join us to learn about intellectual property, patent and trademark research and more. If you have any questions or are unsure of which event to register for, please contact Rachel Knapp (rachel.a.knapp@maine.edu)

Space is limited for BOTH days, so sign up early to guarantee your spot.


DAY ONE

  • This all day event is geared toward inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals. Register here for Day 1: http://bit.ly/ptrc-25

    Schedule of Events

    Time Event
    8:30 am - 9:00 am Sign-in and Registration
    9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks and Presentation of 25th Anniversary Certificate
    9:15 am - 10:45 am Overview of Intellectual Property
    10:45 am - 11:00 am BREAK
    11:00 am - 12:15 pm Conducting a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search Using United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Databases
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH
    1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Conducting a Preliminary Trademark Search Using USPTO Databases
    2:30 pm - 2:45 pm BREAK
    2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Invention Promotion Scams: Asking the Right Questions
    3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Local Resource Panel of Small Business Experts
    4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception at the University Club. Serving light refreshments and celebratory cake!


DAY TWO

  • This 1/2 day event is geared towards librarians and researchers that handle questions from the public about patents and trademarks. Register here for Day 2: http://bit.ly/ptrc-lib

    Schedule of Events

    Time Event
    8:30 am - 9:30 am Refreshments and Networking
    9:30 am - 11:00 am Answers to Commonly Asked Questions about Patents
    11:00 am - 11:15 am BREAK
    11:15 am - 12:45 pm Answers to Commonly Asked Questions about Trademarks
    12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Questions?

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