Thursday January 21, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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Grossman Auditorium, Cell & Genome Sciences Bldg. 
400 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06032

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Ana Lena Fidantsef 
University of Connecticut Technology Incubation Program 
(860) 679-8772 

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Intellectual Property Basics
for Tech Entrepreneurs 
A time to learn and get answers from some of the best IP lawyers in the region! 

Presented by 
Anthony D. Sabatelli, Ph.D. 
-  former biotech executive and research scientist, 
hair of  Dilworth IP's biotechnology and life sciences practice

Fred Spaeth, MBA
- more than 20 years' experience in IP law, providing counseling on patent and trademark issues

Topics include: 

  • What is patent-eligible in biotech and IT/software?  
  • What's the difference between freedom of practicing one's invention and  the right to exclude others from practicing one's invention?
  • Key events over the life of a patent
    ... with plenty of time for questions!

Event starts at 2:00p.m., networking follows at 3:30p.m.

After the presentation, please join us for networking and refreshments at our just opened state-of-the art Incubator and tour the new labs and offices available to tech companies from inside and outside of the University.

There is no charge for this event. 

Anthony Sabatelli and Fred Spaeth are partners at 

This event is free.

It is being provided as a service to the tech start-up community by
UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP),
part of the Technology Commercialization Services unit in the
Office of the Vice President for Research 
and with the kind support of event sponsors 
CT Natural Gas and
The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
in the UConn School of Business.