Penn Center for Innovation

Fall 2015 Events

Oct. 6 – Innovation Mixer featuring LashBee and Sarah Rottenberg
Oct. 7 – Penn IUR Roundtable on Anchor Institutions
Oct. 15 – Johnson & Johnson’s Innovation Strategy & Role of University Partnerships
Oct. 17 – Penn Innovation Conference
Oct. 26 – The Patent Process: Legal and Technical Perspectives


Spring 2015 Events

January Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Patent Policy & Patent Process 
January 15, 2015

External Speaker: Kathryn Doyle, Legal Counsel, Saul Ewing
Internal Speaker: Kathryn Donohue, Director, Legal Affairs, PCI
Moderator: Jennifer Langenberger, Director, Intellectual Property, PCI

This session highlighted Penn’s Patent Policy, as well as the patent process.  Several questions were fielded from the audience following the two presentations.  A video of the event can be found on our YouTube Page.

Presentations (PDF Download):
The Patent Process and Inventorship – Kathryn Doyle

Patent Policy Overview – Kate Donohue


February Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
How do I create a startup based on my research?”
February 12, 2015

Marc Singer, Osage Ventures
Michael Poisel, PCI Ventures

Moderated by: Laurie Actman, PCI


March Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Emerging trends in Healthcare Innovation and Commercialization
March 12, 2015


Barbara Schilberg, Bioadvance


USPTO – The Patent Process – Two Presentations

April 16

Patent Application and Examination Processes – Engineering

Patent Application and Examination Processes – Biotech