I work with entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC), we are a cross campus initiatives to help UBC affiliated (student, graduate, faculty, staff, alumni) entrepreneurs through their journey of establishing a startup whether they are at the ideation phase or at a more advanced stage of development.
We hold lunch and learn workshops frequently and think that some of the topics might be of interest to the graduate student program. Please share the below poster with your graduate students as it might be relevant for them.
e@UBC Lunchtime Workshop This November 25th
From Idea to Market: IP for Start-Ups
Your idea is disruptive, your product is innovative, your research is promising. Curious about IP? What form of IP protects your research, innovation, business?
Interact with an IP professional about:
• Types of IP,
• How patents work and
• What you need to do
When: 12:00-1:00pm Wednesday November 25th, 2015.
Where: e@UBC Startup Space, Graham Lee Innovation Center in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, 6163 University Boulevard.
Registration: No need to register! Just show up at e@UBC’s Startup Space and grab an available seat, there is limited seating capacity.
Paul Smith is a partner at SMITHS IP. Paul drafts and prosecutes patent, trademark, industrial design and copyright applications. His practice includes a significant amount of intellectual property litigation in both the Federal Courts and the Supreme Courts of British Columbia. Prior to relocating to British Columbia, he also litigated in the Ontario courts. He also advises clients in respect of enforcement, IP strategy and protection, licensing and intellectual property due diligence matters. Paul’s patent application and prosecution work includes the information technology, mechanical, electronic, electrical, some chemical and biotechnical art.
Preeth Prem Kumar
Business Development Associate
entrepreneurship@UBC | Graham Lee Innovation Centre | 6163 University Boulevard | Vancouver, BC | V6T 1Z1