Inclusive Innovation Forum

  • November 17, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)
  • Williams Prep School of Medicine at Dusable, 4934 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Registration


Hosted by the Office of Congressman Danny K. Davis and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), with support from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Program Agenda

Materials are available for download here.

 8:30 am - 9:00 am  Registration
 9:00 am - 9:30 am  Welcome Remarks by:
  • Congressman Danny K. Davis, 7th Congressional District of Illinois
  • Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter, 3rd Senate District
  • Principal Jullanar Naselli, Williams Prep School of Medicine at Dusable
  • John Sandage, Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector, WIPO
  • Damian Porcari, Midwest Regional Director, USPTO
 9:30 am - 10:15 am  Topic 1: The Importance of Intellectual Property (IP) for Innovative, Underserved Audiences
 Moderator: Christian Strachan, CEO, Biojam Industrial Research & Development Global Inc. (BIRD)
  • Adam Kelly, Loeb & Loeb

  • Calvin Flowers, Chicago Inventors Group
  • Ian Michael Brock, Dream Hustle Code; Beyond the Cookie

  • Jennipher Adkins, Jenny-Cap Corporation

10:15 am - 11:45 am  Topic 2: Patent Overview and Workshop
 Moderator: John Sandage, Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector, WIPO
  • Nyalleng Pii, PCT International Cooperation Division, WIPO
  • James Wilson, Midwest Regional Office, USPTO
 11:45 am - 12:00 pm  Pre-Lunch Break
 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  Working Lunch & Learn Panel Discussion - Resources Available in Chicago for Innovators
 Moderator: Christian Strachan, CEO, Biojam Industrial Research & Development Global Inc. (BIRD)
  • Paul Halfpenny, Global Infrastructure Sector (Platforms and Databases), WIPO
  • Nyalleng Pii, PCT International Cooperation Division, WIPO
  • Damian Porcari, Midwest Regional Office, USPTO
  • Mary Anne Smith, Chicago-Kent Patent Hub, Chicago-Kent College of Law
 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm  Coffee Break
 2:00pm - 3:00 pm   Trademark & Design Overview and Workshop
 Moderator: Damian Porcari, Midwest Regional Office, USPTO
  • Steve Reed, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Juan Rodriguez, Madrid Legal Division, Madrid Registry, Brands and Design Sector, WIPO
 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm  Closing Session by Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter and Congressman Danny K. Davis

Sponsors

    
      

Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF)
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