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Webinar: Intellectual Property Basics

Tuesday, September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Organized By U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - Kansas City District Office
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Kansas City District Office is partnering with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to host a FREE Intellectual Property (IP) Basics webinar.

Join the event to learn about the types of IP (Patent, Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secret) and how you can safeguard and use them as a business strategy. Overview of IP and helpful resources available through the USPTO including the IP Awareness Assessment Tool will be discussed.

Free resources available through the SBA and its resource partners to help you plan, launch, manage, and grow your business will be discussed as well. Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Johnson County Community College(JCCC) will be sharing information on valuable resources available to small businesses through their network.