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TTO Faculty Seminar: Patent Strategies and Technology Commercialization (a Case Study)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, noon to 1:00pm
Lunch available at 11:45
ATLAS 229, CU-Boulder

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This “Patents 201” seminar will present a case study (based on an invention by Rodger Kram, CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology) illustrating how patent decisions affect commercial pathways for CU technologies.

-How do you know that your new invention is patentable?
-How can decisions made in the patenting process increase the value of your technology?
-How do commercialization decisions influence patent prosecution.?

Rodger Kram is an Associate Professor in the CU-Boulder Department of Integrative Physiology, a multidisciplinary program incorporating anatomy, biochemistry, mathematics, physics, physiology, and statistics. He is the founder of Locomotion, Inc., a company founded in 2006s based on intellectual property from his lab.

Brad J. Hattenbach is an attorney in Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Denver office (Intellectual Property practice group). He has been involved in prosecuting this IP since the initial filing in 2005.


This event is free and open to CU faculty from all campuses. Lunch will be provided – please RSVP by via email or 303-724-1039.

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