MOVE FROM CREATING TO PROTECTING


PROTECTING YOUR INVENTION

Patenting your invention will help prevent others from practicing what you invented.

PROTECTING YOUR CREATIVITY

Copyright registration will provide additional rights including the right to bring suit against infringers in Federal Courts.

PROTECTING YOUR BRAND

Trademarks can be used to strengthen and protect your brand in the marketplace.

INFORMATION FOR START-UPS

BUSINESS TRADE FAIR

This is an opportunity to expose your business to Minnesotans, attract new customers and to network with other local businesses.  More information about the Business Trade Fair…

TWIN CITIES STARTUP WEEK

Minnesota Innovators Learn More  Twin Cities Startup Week Info

MN CUP APPLICATIONS OPEN MARCH 14

On March 14th you can submit your application to MN CUP to compete for funding and awards in various categories.  The timeline of events can be found here.  There likely will be…

Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

The USPTO is presenting experts in intellectual property (IP) basics and providing potential ways for you to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. …

USPTO Veterans' Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

Attend the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) free, virtual 2021 Veterans Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program on Tuesday, November 16, from 2–4:30 p.m. ET.…

Invention-Con 2021: Capitalizing on your intellectual property

A great online convention for inventors and entrepreneurs.  Learn about different types of intellectual property protection from the United States Patent Office.  Sign up for…