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

Thursday, February 13, 2020 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EST
  • Thursday, March 12 - 12:30-2:00 pm – Copyright and Software
  • Thursday, April 9 - 12:30-2:00 pm – Trademarks
  • Thursday, May 7 - 12:30-2:00 pm – Commercialization Panel Discussion

Events are open to all faculty, staff, students, and post docs. Presented by WatCo and supported by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Waterloo.

February 13

12:30-2:00 pm

QNC 1501

IP Case Study

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.

March 12

12:30-2:00 pm

QNC 1501

Copyright & Software

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.

April 9

12:30-2:00 pm

QNC 1501

Trademarks

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.

May 7

12:30-2:00 pm

QNC 1501

Panel Discussion

Speakers: Eric Luvisotto and a panel of WatCo clients (To be announced)

You’ve got your research, now what?

What are some of the on-campus resources or connections to help you take your research, product, technology or idea to the next stage?  Come listen to a few of WatCo’s clients to will share their experiences from research to market.

Cost 
Free, pizza provided
Location 
QNC - Quantum Nano Centre
Room 1501
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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