Thu, Jan 18|
WKU Innovation Campus
USPTO Patent Bootcamp
Join USPTO, KYIPA, CREATE, and the WKU Innovation Campus in Bowling Green to learn more about protecting your inventions through patenting!
Time & Location
Jan 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST
WKU Innovation Campus, 2413 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA
About the Event
**This event is being rescheduled for a later date due to pending inclement weather on January 18 and registration is currently closed. Please check back for future registration.**
Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Kentucky Intellectual Property Alliance (KYIPA), CREATE, and WKU Innovation Campus for a one-day patents boot camp on January 18, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT at the WKU Innovation Campus in Bowling Green, KY. This in-person, single-day workshop for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and inventors will cover tools, techniques, and resources to understand the patent application process.
The event provides a scaffolded approach to understanding patents and intellectual property (IP) rights, the importance of claims in a patent application, and the various patent application requirements. It also includes:
- How to search prior art
- How to properly draft claims
- Understanding the application forms
- How to use Patent Center to file electronically
There will be plenty of question-and-answer sessions throughout the day, plus a discussion about free resources available through the USPTO.
This event is free, but registration is required. For registration information or questions about the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please submit any dietary request to the contact information listed above.