How Patent Reform Impacts Your Small Business – March 1, 2012

This Multi-location video conference, Patent Reform training session is presented by the federal SBA through a FAST Grant to the Innovation Partnership and the Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum.

When: Thursday, March 1, 2012 – 9:30am – 11:30am

Where: To accommodate as many people as possible, we will offer this session in videoconference format at multiple locations: ♦  Harrisburg  ♦  Middletown  ♦  Reading  ♦  Carlisle  ♦  State College  ♦  Erie

The cost for this practical and informative session is $30.00 per person.  When you complete your registration, please make note of the location you wish to attend.  There is limited seating at each videoconference location–register today!

Presenter: Our speaker is Shawn Leppo of McNees, Wallace and Nurick’s Intellectual Property and Patent group.  His practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation, licensing and patent prosecution. Shawn assists clients in asserting and defending charges of patent, trademark, and copyright infringement and in conducting due diligence analyses for licensing and acquisition of intellectual property.

Shawn will talk about what is changing with Patent reform and how it will impact small companies, both as it relates to in-house inventions as well as licensing academic research.  This common sense, plain English presentation will enable you to plan ahead.

Please view the Event Flyer HERE.