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Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs (KIEI-935-B)
0.50 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
This course addresses what entrepreneurs need to know to secure and leverage the intangible, knowledge based assets of their business. The course begins with a survey of various intellectual property forms for inventions, original expressions, source identifiers/brands and confidential information etc. and how they can be used to build a unique selling proposition. We explore the cost effective paths to registering these intangibles as patents, copyrights, trade marks, or securing same as trade secrets. Methods for leveraging IP ownership to realize investment and or exit from the business are reviewed. Case studies explore entrepreneurship challenges in the electronics accessories, sound engineering, and consumer durable contexts

Prerequisites:
All Students: Negative PreRequisite: ENTR-935-B

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Spring 2015 KIEI-935-B Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs 81 0.50 Conley, James Gerard Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (G43) N Check syllabus and confirm final deliverable or exam with professor.