SXSW 2016 Panel: Protecting Your Inventions From Foreign Knockoffs

March 8, 2016

Please join us for an important SXSW panel:

Protecting Your Inventions From Foreign Knockoffs

During SXSW interactive week, the Innovation Alliance and Save the Inventor are hosting a panel to discuss the importance of patents and how they can help protect your ideas from intellectual property (IP) infringement by foreign competitors. International IP theft is a major economic crisis that costs the U.S. a combined $300 billion each year.


Bryan Pate, Co-Founder and CEO, ElliptiGO

Deanna Tanner Okun, Partner, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP; Former Chair, U.S. International Trade Commission

David Kappos, Partner, Corporate Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Former Director, USPTO

Kelly Slone, President and CEO, Bio Utah


Brian Pomper, Executive Director, Innovation Alliance

When: March 15, 2016 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT

Where: Hilton Austin Downtown

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