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Thu, Mar 14


Online via Zoom

InnovatorMD MasterClass: Government Grants and IP Rights

In this MasterClass, we'll discuss the use of government grants and the strings that can come attached to your IP!

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InnovatorMD MasterClass: Government Grants and IP Rights
InnovatorMD MasterClass: Government Grants and IP Rights

Time & Location

Mar 14, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Online via Zoom

About the Event

Embark on a thrilling intellectual property adventure with our expert-led MasterClass that delves into the fascinating world of government grants and the intricacies that tie them to your intellectual property (IP). Get ready to unravel the mysteries surrounding small business research grants, as we guide you through the labyrinth of regulations, implications, and potential pitfalls.

What to Expect:

  • Exploration of Small Business Research Grants: Dive into the diverse landscape of government grants designed to fuel innovation in small businesses. Discover the opportunities that await and learn how to navigate the grant application process like a pro!
  • Untangling the Strings of the Bayh-Dole Act: Uncover the secrets of the Bayh-Dole Act, the guardian of inventions born under government grants. Understand how this legislation shapes the destiny of your creations and ensures a harmonious coexistence between innovation and regulation.
  • Licensing and Ownership Implications: Demystify the complexities of licensing and ownership when federal dollars are involved. Learn how to strategically navigate the IP landscape, ensuring that your patent is not just protected, but positioned for success in the market.
  • Avoiding Sticky Webs: Journey through the potential webs of confusion and complications that may arise if you neglect the careful tracking of your IP. Gain insights into the numerous provisions and timelines that demand your attention, and emerge unscathed from the sticky situations that can arise.
  • Expert Guidance: Led by seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience, this MasterClass provides a blend of fun and professionalism, making even the most complex topics engaging and accessible.

Who Should Attend:

  • Entrepreneurs seeking government funding for innovation.
  • Small business owners navigating the realm of research grants.
  • Innovators eager to safeguard their intellectual property.

Instructor: Ashley Sloat, Ph.D., President, Dir. of Patent Strategy, Aurora Patents

Dr. Ashley Sloat is a USPTO-registered patent practitioner who specializes in the development and management of patent portfolios for startup ventures and emerging growth companies. She takes a hands-on approach with each client, partnering with Engineering and Management teams to intimately understand each client’s business, competition, and product vision. Armed with this knowledge, Ashley is able to increase the value of her clients’ patent portfolios while reducing overall legal costs.

Don't miss this opportunity to unravel the mysteries of government grants and IP intricacies! Secure your spot now and embark on a journey that will empower you to navigate the world of innovation with confidence and expertise.

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