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07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - US / Central

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets?

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Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product.

Join the Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Minnesota Small Business Development Center, and the SBA Minnesota District Office to learn about intellectual property basics and how to connect with a no-cost consultant with the Small Business Development Center in your area to bring your ideas to reality.

The discussion will cover:

  • An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets
  • Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP 
  • Local resources and assistance available through the USPTO and other agencies
  • The Small Business Development Center and how to access no-cost consulting for your small business •
  • Local SBA support

additional information

If you have any questions, please contact Lyle Wright at 561-259-7419.

Learn more about SBDC here. 

special instructions

Please click "Reserve Ticket" above and complete the registration on the SBDC website to join the webinar. After submitting your registration information - including a contact email - the link to attend this virtual event will be emailed to you.

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check or money order.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations.

Date and Time

Wed., August 10th, 2022

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - US / Central


Online Event, Minneapolis, MN


Education & Training
Legal Services
Small Businesses