IPO Foundation’s Behind the IDEA Webinar: What is a Copyright?


Every wonder what a copyright is and why you need one? Copyright is a form of intellectual property law that protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Join this webinar to learn more about copyrights. Speakers include Jaylen Johnson of […]


Starting & Growing a Business: Online Series @ LA Law Library


Registration fees: FREE - sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library through the generous support of Pacific Western Bank. Learn all the things you “didn’t know you needed to know” about building your business. Leading attorneys and financial professionals present this 14-part series giving entrepreneurs and business owners the practical and […]


USC Gould Intellectual Property Institute 2021


Virtual Event September 21-23, 2021 The Intellectual Property Institute has forged a reputation for gathering national speakers to analyze sophisticated topics and provide practical takeaways. Focusing on copyright, patent and trademark law, the Institute will take place in the mornings through early afternoon over the course of three days and features morning plenary sessions,  a keynote […]

OpenStax & Michelson IP Introduction to Intellectual Property for STEM/STEAM Courses


Introduction to Intellectual Property is a recent addition to the OpenStax library of free, openly licensed resources. Supported by the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, this resource can be used in any STEM/STEAM course from introductory sciences to engineering and more. Learning objectives for this session: Gain a high-level understanding of the importance of intellectual […]


Copyright Law and Machine Learning for AI: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?


The U.S. Copyright Office and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are hosting an October 26, 2021, conference that will explore machine learning in practice, how existing copyright laws apply to the training of artificial intelligence, and what the future may hold in this fast-moving policy space. The event will comprise three one-hour sessions, with […]


National Inventors’ Day

On February 11, the United States recognizes National Inventors' Day, a day to salute past and present great inventors. First signed into declaration on February 11, 1983, President Ronald Reagan chose the date because it was Thomas Edison’s birthday.

National Entrepreneurship Week

A congressionally-chartered week celebrating entrepreneurship across the country, dedicated to celebrating the diverse voices of entrepreneurship across the United States.

2022 AUTM Annual Meeting

Join the largest gathering in the world of academic technology transfer professionals at AUTM’s 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held virtually February 20-23. Open to both AUTM Members and non-members—new to the industry or veterans—the Annual Meeting provides unparalleled opportunities to connect, learn and collaborate with world-class speakers and more than 60 educational sessions and […]

OPEN 2022 Venturewell Annual Conference

OPEN brings together members of the higher education innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) field to share experiences and research, learn best practices, and forge dynamic new relationships. This year, our welcoming community will convene online to discuss the tools, trends, and new strategies that will collectively move I&E education forward and prepare early-stage entrepreneurs for an […]

NACCE make/SHIFT 2.0

make/SHIFT: the Makerspace Ecosystem Summit is NACCE's annual spring summit focused on leveraging best practices to expand the maker movement and infuse entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial  mindset sought by employers across all disciplines into college and community programs across the nation. Together, we move forward by building and equitable and inclusive culture of innovation, equipping colleges […]

World Intellectual Property Day

Across the globe, young people are stepping up to innovation challenges, using their energy and ingenuity, their curiosity and creativity to steer a course towards a better future. This year, the World Intellectual Property Day 2022’s theme focuses on IP and Youth innovating for a Better Future . We explore how these innovative, energetic and creative minds are driving […]