Intellectual Property Essentials for Early Stage Companies

October 30, 2018 at 2:00pm4:30pm
Ben Franklin TechCelerator
Penn State University Innovation Park

200 Innovation Blvd.

State College, PA 16803

The BF TechCelerator’s weekly business startup accelerators and one-on-one mentoring sessions target emerging tech-entrepreneurs from the university and the surrounding community.

Topics that will be addressed during the ten weeks include:

  • What is the Technology Idea? Intro to “2-minute Stand-up”
  • Basic IP – Documentation, Public Disclosure, Patents, Trademarks etc.
  • Business Model overview
  • Customer Development
  • Value Proposition
  • Customer Segments
  • Channels
  • Customer Relationships – Get/Keep/Grow
  • Basic Financials – Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow
  • Estimating Operating & Startup Costs
  • Revenue/Pricing/Costs
  • Funding Options
  • Basic Legal – Business Structure & Ownership