Free Patents Workshop

Registration is free but seating is limited – 50 People


When:                              Friday, June 15, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Where:                             University of Central Florida, main campus library - Room 223


What:                               The America Invents Act is the most sweeping change to patent law in the last sixty years.  Learn how the patent reform will affect inventors, investors and technology companies.  Attendees will learn:


·       How the patent system protects innovation;

·       What new aspects of patent reform will impact intellectual property protection;

·       How to draft their own patent claim to software, biotechnology and/or mechanical inventions in an interactive workshop; and

·       How to find the defects and problems in a poorly drafted patent.  


Who Should Attend:        Entrepreneurs; engineers; research faculty; Technology managers;  independent inventors; newly admitted patent attorneys and agents; and general counsel that hires outside patent counsel.


Presenter:                         Anton Hopen, Smith & Hopen, P.A.

U.S. Registered Patent Attorney

                                        Board Certified in Intellectual Property by the Florida Bar


Pre-registration is REQUIRED


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Free parking available (after you register, a link to your free parking will be provided)


For more information, please call 1-866-271-7589 (toll free) or 407-823-2562.