Carnegie Mellon University
June 18, 2020

What Startups and Innovators Need to Know

Understanding the Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent processes when building a startup can be uniquely challenging for inventors. As a Power Connector with the U.S. Department of Energy’s American-Made Solar Prize, Carnegie Mellon University's Scott Institute for Energy Innovation highlighted this important topic for startups, student teams and researchers. Legal experts with national law firm Babst Calland (a newly-named Connector, shared best practices from filing and managing costs to protecting IP.

EPP Professor, and Scott Institute Director, Jay Whitacre (a seasoned entrepreneur) and Anna J. Siefken joined experts from Babst Calland for an informative discussion. 

To watch the full panel, go here.