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Every entrepreneur needs to know that their most valuable asset is their Intellectual Property (IP).

APEX Alberta is providing a FREE Lunch & Learn seminar for innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses, students, and startups. We will explore the various types of intellectual property, how to protect your intellectual property, the patent process, and various resources available to inventors and entrepreneurs. You will learn about copyrights and trademarks and how to identify common pitfalls and potential solutions.

A leading industry expert, will be presenting. Dan Polonenko, PhD, is a principal and patent agent in the Calgary office of Gowling WLG. Dan provides business-focused strategic intellectual property (IP) and technology commercialization services. His practice involves patent drafting and prosecution in the fields of life sciences, focusing on biotechnology, health, medical devices, agriculture and forestry, oil and gas, energy, clean tech, environmental technologies, process engineering, and mechanical inventions.

Dan is the national chair of Gowling WLG's Institutional Initiatives Group, and is a member of numerous professional industry groups at the firm. These groups include the Chemistry, Life Science Industry, Patent Prosecution and Technology groups.

Attendees will learn:

Different types of intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, patents).

Why should I get a patent, copyright or trademark?

Is my idea considered intellectual property?

What is the cost for a patent, trademark or copyright?

How long does the process take?

Can a patent affect my chances of getting financing or funding for my idea?

WHEN:

Monday, October 16, 2017

Registrations will begin at 11:15 am

A free lunch will be served at 11:30 am

Presentations will start at 11:45 am

Session ends at 1:00 pm

WHERE:

Medicine Hat College, Crowfoot Room, 299 College Drive, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

For more information, please call Elizabeth Blair 403-528-2824 or Email at Eblair@albertacf.com



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