TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – The Invention Process And How IP Laws Impact The Process

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking starting at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:15 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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George McGuire will highlight the invention process and how the intellectual property laws impact the process. To that end, a discussion of the best practices for documenting and preserving rights to your inventions will be provided.

Those interested in learning more about IP laws are invited to attend the free TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture on Tuesday, January 13, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Onondaga Community College. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by January 8, 2015.

Presenter:

McGuire_G_copyGeorge R. McGuire is a registered patent attorney with Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys, and chair of the firm’s intellectual property and technology practice. He concentrates his practice in all facets of intellectual property law, including, for example, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, litigation involving intellectual property issues, patent and trademark clearance opinions, patent novelty, validity and (non)infringement opinions, due diligence investigations in merger and acquisition, asset purchase, or other financial transactions, proceedings before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, negotiations and drafting of technology transfer and license agreements, and computer law matters. George practiced for five years as a patent agent before receiving his law degree.

In addition to his practice, George is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University Law School where he teaches computer law, internet law and entertainment law, and has taught and lectured on trademark and unfair competition law, intellectual property and technology transfer. George has a BS in Aerospace Engineering, and a JD, magna cum laude, both from Syracuse University.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

For more information about TACNY, visit www.tacny.org.

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