Students invited to free intellectual property seminar for entrepreneurs Feb. 14

The Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is holding an event titled “Seminar for Startups Understanding Intellectual Property" on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The free event will provide valuable information about various types of intellectual property protection, the patent process and various resources available to inventors and entrepreneurs.

The event is split up into two sessions. The first session is the seminar and the second session will focus on one-on-one meeting opportunities with specialists. There is no fee to register for either session. Registration for Session 1 is available online here. To register for Session 2, contact Phillip Coleman at

For information or questions about the seminar, please call 313-446-4800 or email the Midwest Regional Office at MidwestRegion@USPTO.GOV.

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