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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Patenting Apps And Software*
David Wiley
David Wiley
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Technology Center Director, Technology Center 2100
Elizabeth Dougherty
Elizabeth Dougherty
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Eastern Regional Outreach Director

Intellectual property can be a valuable asset for any business; protecting a business's intellectual property is an important consideration throughout the life of the business. For businesses working in the lively and ever changing technology space of apps and software are there unique challenges or issues to protecting these types of invention and innovation? Join the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in discussing filing a patent application, the intricacies of patenting apps and software and where to find resources available to inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

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