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Small Business and Entrepreneur Event

Presented by The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC

March 13, 2014

Protecting Your IP

Join the NVTC Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee to hear practical tips for protecting your IP and preparing for VC review of your IP portfolio. An expert panel will discuss:

  • What VC's are looking for in an IP portfolio
  • How to determine what form of IP (patent, trade secret, etc.) is most worthwhile for your company
  • How to foster an innovative atmosphere with your employees
  • How to identify patentable ideas within your company
  • How to determine when and where to file for a patent
  • How to obtain a U.S. Patent in less than one year
Register today to learn from the industry's best!


Bill Bunker, Partner, Knobbe Martens
Joe T. May, Founder and Chairman of the Board, EIT; former Delegate, Virginia House of Delegates
Sever Totia, Principal, Edison Ventures


Platinum Sponsors: Aronson LLC; Knobbe Martens; Morrison & Foerster
Gold Sponsors: Ballston BID; Cox Business
Silver Sponsors:Loudoun Economic Development; Thompson Greenspon
Bronze Sponsor: Micronic Technologies
Location Sponsor: ICF International

The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Business Partners:
The Chief Storyteller; Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®; Panacea Consulting; Virginia Department of Business Assistance

For more information about sponsorships for this event and committee, click here

ICF International
9300 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA