SBDC Event: Patent Basics

Friday, December 14, 2012
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saint Vincent College
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linda rodkey
ext. 2429

A patent is an intellectual property right granted by the Government of the United States of America to an inventor “to exclude others from making, using, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States.” Patent Basics will cover the different types of patents, how to obtain one, who is entitled to one, what the requirements are for something to be “patentable”, and the laws and legal rights behind a patent. Attendees will gain a better understanding of patents, while learning how to protect themselves from being exploited. 2 CPE Other Credits available upon request.

Admission Price
$25.00; Free with SVC ID. Price includes materials, morning refreshments, and an optional 1-year subscription to Inc. Magazine (valued at $10). For more information or to register, click on flyer below or contact the SBDC at 724-537-4572 or To register online, visit
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