Understanding Intellectual Property: Lunch and Learn with Dr. Wayne Plourde

Are you a creator, innovator, or entrepreneur? Join us at 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1, in the CSD Student Development Center Room 1300 for an insightful event, “Unlocking Creativity: Understanding Intellectual Property: Lunch and Learn with Dr. Wayne Plourde.” Dr. Plourde is RIT’s director of intellectual property and technology transfer. 

The session will cover several topics, including: 

  • Types of intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
  • How intellectual property plays a crucial role in protecting your inventions, designs, brand, and creative works.
  • Understanding the significance of safeguarding your intellectual assets and how it can empower you in the competitive landscape.

This event is free for faculty, staff and students, but registration is required. Registration closes March 18. Lunch will be provided, and interpreting services have been requested.

Whether you are an artist, entrepreneur, inventor, or simply curious about protecting your ideas, this event is a great opportunity for you to learn about intellectual property. 

For more information or details, please contact Gideon Samara, sponsorship, exhibits and IP manager in Office of External Affairs, at gnsnod@rit.edu.

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When and Where
April 01, 2024
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Room/Location: 1300

This is an RIT Only Event

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