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Steps to Patent Your Invention with CIPO

February 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AST


Steps to Patent Your Invention with CIPO

When: February 5, 2020 from 12pm to 1pm

Where: Volta, Lobby Level of the Maritime Centre
1505 Barrington St. Unit 100, Halifax

Lunch will be provided!


Are you thinking about patenting your invention? This Lunch + Learn will teach you to the ins and outs of the patent process. Upfront preparations and precautions will be discussed, so that you are better positioned to file for patent protection when the time comes.

About the presenter:

Dr. Cecilia Basic joined the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) in April 2019 after serving as Director of IP Management and Technology Transfer at the Florida Institute of Technology. With an extensive technical background, she has practiced intellectual property (IP) management in Canada at the University of Manitoba and the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the United States at Florida Tech, a 2020 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Global University. Cecilia has worked directly with patent and business counsel in the filing of IP protections, and has operated in the chemical, biotech, aerospace, and defence sectors, among many others, including marine. She has also drafted, reviewed, and negotiated contracts, including corporate research agreements, NDAs, material transfer agreements and licenses, with large corporate, SME, government, and start-up partners. Cecilia has a BSc in Chemistry (University of Winnipeg), a MSc in Analytical Chemistry (University of Toronto) and a PhD in Analytical Chemistry (University of Florida).

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February 5, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AST
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