Patent Seminar: America Invest Act
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
1103 Bioscience Research Building
Office of Technology Commercialization
Join a panel discussion on
· America Invents Act including the change to a first-inventor-to-file system
· What is patentable?
· The Universitys Intellectual Property Policy
· How these recent patent law changes might impact your work at the University of Maryland
Opening remarks by Dr. Pat OShea, Vice President and Chief Research Officer
Panel Members: Felicia Metz, JD, Sr. IP Manager, Office of Technology Commercialization
Anne Bowden, JD, University Counsel
Mary Anthony Merchant, JD, Ph.D., Ballard Spahr, LLP
Moderator: Dr. Gayatri Varma, Executive Director, Office of Technology Commercialization