LTUEvents

Oct 2

09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
You are cordially invited to attend an important Intellectual Property Symposium:  “The Detroit Branch of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (U.S. PTO) and its Effect on Current and Future Patenting Activity in Southeast Michigan”  on Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Lawrence Tech in Southfield.  Speakers and panelists include:
 
  • Mr. Faris Almatrahi, Supervisory Patent Examiner, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Dr. Virinder Moudgil, President & CEO, Lawrence Technological University
  • Dr. David Cole, Chairman, AutoHarvest
  • Mr. Paul Prestia, Senior Strategic Advisor, RatnerPrestia
 
Matt Roush, Technology Editor, WWJ Newsradio 950, Detroit will Moderate the event.
 
Join us for this special engagement and:
  • Learn about collaborative Intellectual Property development strategies including IP mining in your own backyard
  • Hear USPTO updates on inventor resources including the Congressionally mandated “Pro Bono Program” of the America Invents Act
  • Discuss real life stories of implemented collaborative intellectual property development endeavor
  • Network with USPTO, Industry, Innovators, Inventors, Faculty and Students
 
This event is sponsored by RatnerPresia, the Lawrence Tech Entrepreneurial Collaboratory, and AutoHarvest. Our media sponsor is WWJ Newsradio 950. This symposium is open to all industries, entrepreneurs, innovators and inventors.
 
Date:     Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time:     9:30am – 1:30pm –with Lunch
Place:    Lawrence Technological University (LTU) UTLC Gallery
               21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075
               (www.ltu.edu/map)
Cost:      No Cost, but space is limited (thanks to our sponsors!)
 
Registration: Register online here by Friday, September 27, 2013
                               
 
 
Agenda:
9:30        Registration & Networking
 
10:00     Opening Remarks
               Mr. Paul Prestia, Senior Strategic Advisor, RatnerPrestia
 
10:10     Welcoming Remarks,
               Mr. Matt Roush, Moderator and Technology Editor,
               WWJ Newsradio 950, Detroit
 
10:20     The Role of Universities in Creating IP
               Dr. Virinder Moudgil, President & CEO,
               Lawrence Technological University
 
10:50     The Impact of USPTO-Detroit: The First USPTO Satellite Office
                Mr. Faris Almatrahi, Supervisory Patent Examiner
 
11:30     Panel Discussion: Creating Commercial Value from IP
                Mr. Faris Almatrahi, Supervisory Patent Examiner
                Dr. Virinder Moudgil, President & CEO, Lawrence Tech University
                Dr. David Cole, Chairman, AutoHarvest
                Mr. Paul Prestia, Senior Strategic Advisor, RatnerPrestia
                Mr. Matt Roush, Moderator
 
12:15     Lunch
 
1:00        Keynote: Innovation from IP
                Dr. David Cole, Chairman, AutoHarvest
 
1:30        Closing Remarks
                Mr. Matt Roush, Moderator
 
1:35        Adjourn & Networking



Event Location:
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) UTLC Gallery
21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075
www.ltu.edu/map