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Patent Pitfalls - Facts and Fallacies

February 10, 2011, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Pancoe Life Sciences Building
Pancoe Auditorium
2200 Campus Drive Evanston , IL 60208

Patent Pitfalls – Facts and Fallacies

Using patent searching as a design strategy for finding your technical “white space”.

Angelo J. Buffalino has been practicing intellectual property law for over 28 years. At Vedder Price IP & Technology Group, he counsels clients in patent, trademark & copyright matters.

Dan Brown Professor, Consultant & Entrepreneur
Dan is a champion of leveraging design leadership to create and support sustainable products through design based business strategies.

Case Presentation: Short case presentation by a NU student design team and their "pitfall" experience of relying solely on a Google Patent search. Will present the leading toolset for performing in-depth intellectual property search at the professional level by drawing on the world's largest and most comprehensive databases of scientific and patent information.

Thomson Reuters will present the leading toolset for performing in-depth intellectual property search at the professional level by drawing on the world's largest and most comprehensive databases of scientific and patent information.

This event is co-sponsored by The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, inNUvation, and the Segal Design Institute.

Contact Andrea Farley at 847-467-1604 or andreafarley@northwestern.edu for further questions.