On Friday, October 30, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, the Office of Research will host a Zoom webinar on Intellectual Property Commercialization at Chapman and an Introduction to Patents.   We have invited two speakers from the patent law firm K&L Gates LLC,  Partner Brian J. Novak, Ph.D., and Patent Agent, Michelle Glasky Bergman, Ph.D., to give us an introduction to patents.  The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Chapman’s IP commercialization process – Lawrence Lau, Director of Industry Alliances & Commercialization
  • Summary of Chapman’s IP Policy – Janine DuMontelle, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
  • Patents 101 –Brian J. Novak, Ph.D. and Michelle Glasky Bergman Ph.D., of K&L Gates LLC
    • What rights does a patent give?
    • At what stage can you patent something?
    • What does a patent compose of?

Chapman faculty members and researchers are welcome to join and are encouraged to ask questions during the Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

We kindly ask that you RSVP by October 29th.  You will receive a calendar invite with Zoom link when your RSVP has been received.

For more information contact Lawrence Lau, Director of Industry Alliances and Commercialization