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F.I.R.E. – January 12, 2012!

The Offices of Technology Transfer, in cooperation with the Center for Entrepreneurship proudly presents F.I.R.E. in January:

“Reasons to File a Patent on Your Research Discovery” 

This month we will look at the reasons for filing patent applications (or other methods of intellectual property protection) on discoveries resulting from academic research. Our presenter is Joseph M. Noto, Esq., a partner in Nixon Peabody. Mr. Noto’s practice areas include Intellectual Property and Patent Prosecution, particularly in Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Cleantech, and Technology. 

Where: the Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425 & 1-9425)
When: Thursday, 12 January 2012, 9:00 – 10:00 AM 

Refreshments will be served. Please contact David Englert, or call 585.784.8856 for more information or to register for this event.

Although the F.I.R.E. Series continues to be free and open to the public, a small fee for parking may apply (between $4 and $6). Registration would be appreciated by noon Tuesday, 10 January 2012.



Welcome to the University of Rochester UR Ventures Interactive Blog!! UR Ventures facilitates the protection of Intellectual Property and the commercialization — or transfer — of technologies resulting from the cutting-edge research being conducted by our world-class scientists, faculty, and staff. We are here to translate scientific innovation into tangible products or methods that advance knowledge and serve the public good while returning income to the inventor and to the University to support further research.

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