Ignite Innovation Education Series

Introduction to Intellectual Property: The Basics of Patent Protection

Speaker: Stephanie Vavra, Intellectual Property Attorney with Quarles & Brady LLP

Faculty Sponsor: Professor Lars Smith

Lunch provided.  Admission is Free

Registration requested:  https://forms.office.com/r/0auVPUgDex?origin=lprLink

Stephanie Vavra will present patent basics for a general audience. Learning objectives include an understanding of the Types of Intellectual Property, Hierarchy of Intellectual Property Law, What is a Patent, What is Patent Eligible, When to Patent, Patent Rights and Cost.

Stephanie Vavra advises a diverse range of life science clients on the development and implementation of patent strategies to advance their overall business objectives. Her clients include universities, small and mid-size biotechnology companies, and large pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies.

Hosted by the Office of Research and Innovation: Innovation & Technology Transfer Office - Laura Savatski, Executive Director

thinker@louisville.edu  Office of Research and Innovation (louisville.edu) |  o. 502.852.2965 

Friday, April 5 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Law School - Wyatt Hall , LW175 2301 S. 3rd Street

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Research & Innovation, Commercialization EPI-Center, Law, Brandeis School of Law, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation


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