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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Tuesday, November 15 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
UP--University Libraries: Intellectual Property Information and Patent Prior Art Searching

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Intellectual Property (IP) information is vital for a new business venture. You can protect your idea, product, or business with the appropriate IP: copyright, patent, or trademark. This session will briefly review IP types and then introduce Prior Art searching, which helps you to discover competing IP and determine how new your idea or product may be. These skills will save you money normally charged by an IP lawyer, but you will also find out about free legal and information services available for entrepreneurs.

Tuesday November 15, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
W211A Pattee Library University Park