Intellectual Property Workshop Series: IP Case StudyExport this event to calendar

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
  • Thursday  October 17 - 12:30-2:30 pm – IP Case Study
  • Thursday  November 21 - 12:30-2:30 pm – Copyright and Software
  • Thursday  December 12 - 12:30-2:30 pm – Trademarks

Events are open to all faculty, staff, students, and post docs. Registration is required for each event to ensure there is enough pizza and pop for all attendees. 

Presented by WatCo and supported by the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) and the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo.

October 17

12:30-2:30 pm

DC 1304

IP Case Study

Speakers: Eric Luvisotto

A case study which explores aspects of how to use the main forms of Intellectual Property (IP) protection to commercialize technology.

This is an interactive case study that allows the participants to experience a realistic situation where they get to see how IP can be applied to protect and commercialize a potentially valuable technology created by a group of university students.

November 21

12:30-2:30 pm

DC 1304

Copyright & Software

Speakers: Eric Luvisotto (WatCo), Michael Crinson (Aitken Klee LLP), Lauren Byl (Library)

Did you know that software code is protected by Copyright?

Have you paid someone to write code for you?

If so did you ask them to waive their Moral rights to the code?

Come to the Copyright talk and learn about the different forms of Copyright protection, how to use it to commercialize your technology, and how it may affect you and your software.

December 12

12:30-2:30 pm

DC 1304

Trademarks

Speakers: Eric Luvisotto, Michael Crinson (Aitken Klee LLP)

Did you know that the top five most valuable brands in the world in 2018 are all technology companies?

According to Forbes the most valuable brand in the world in 2018 was Apple (#1) with an estimated value of nearly $183 Billion dollars. By comparison, Coca-Cola's (#6) brand value in 2018 was over $57 Billion.

Come to the Trademark presentation and learn how to use this form of Intellectual Property (IP) protection to build the brand value of your technology or Start-Up.

Cost 
Free, please register
Location 
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre
1304
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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