Events

SBIR Webinars

The Small Business Administration has several upcoming SBIR webinars that will discuss understanding intellectual property (IP), which includes patent practice and cooperation, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. Webinars will also introduce SBIR programs in the Departments of Transportation and Education.
 

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Intellectual Property for Beginners: Tips and Tricks for Patent Searching

August 3
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ablah Library, Room 217

This workshop will focus on the benefits of searching, working with the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system, keyword searching vs. CPC searching, the 7-step search process, and building a search strategy using keywords.

 

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Webinar: The Valuation Process - Determining Your Company or Technology's Worth

August 8
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join moderator Amanda Radovic as she welcomes guest panelists Michael Tharp of Cimarron Capital Partners and ipCapital Group’s Mike Kraus to discuss the valuation process, specifically as it relates to small businesses or emerging technologies. The trio will examine common valuation mistakes and key engagement considerations that one should consider before heading down this important road.

 

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Intellectual Property for Beginners: How to File: Patent Electronic Systems

August 17
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ablah Library, Room 217

This workshop will focus on filing your patent application using the Electronic Filing System-Web (EFS-Web) and managing your patent application online using Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system. The presentation will consist of an interactive tutorial, description of various assistance resources such as the Inventor’s Assistance Center (IAC) and the Patent Electronics Business Center (EBC).


 

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SBA Presents: Workforce Solutions

August 22
4:00-6:00 p.m.
WSU Marcus Welcome Center

Employee Recruitment and Candidate Pipeline Workshop

Business owners and human resource leaders are invited to attend this complimentary forum that will provide solutions to employee recruitment, candidate pipeline planning, and the 'on-boarding' of new employees.

 

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Kansas Manufacturing Summit

September 18
National Center for Aviation Training
 

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