Case Western Reserve University’s think[box], Intellectual Property Venture Clinic and Blackstone LaunchPad are hosting a series of workshops designed to help budding inventors manage their intellectual property—covering topics from patent law to trademarks and copyrights to the legal rights of inventors.
The workshops will take place on Saturday mornings throughout the academic year. The first workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. in Nord Hall Room 356. From 10-11 a.m., patent attorney, Bryan Gallo, partner at Pearne & Gordon LLP, will explain how to access and use the United States Patent and Trademark Office website and how to find patents on a given technology, patentability, assignee, inventor etc., followed by a question and answer period.
The Kelvin Smith Library, Graduate Materials Society, Case School of Engineering Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice, Case Alumni Association and Department of Materials Science and Engineering jointly present the Engineering Standards Workshop—an event that brings together standards developing organizations, Case Western Reserve faculty and students for discussions on the role of standards to engineering students, faculty, and professional engineers in general.
The event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 4-6 p.m. at the Ford Auditorium.
Case Western Reserve University was among 29 institutions of higher education that committed to expanding innovation and entrepreneurship offerings on the first-ever White House Demo Day in August.
The White House Demo Day showcased talented innovators from across the country to demonstrate the value of giving all Americans the opportunity to pursue their bold, game-changing ideas. The event was hosted by President Obama and took place at the White House.
Anant Madabhushi, director of the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics, professor of biomedical engineering and a member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded U.S. patent 9,111,179, titled “High-throughput Biomarker Segmentation Utilizing Hierarchical Normalized Cuts.”
The invention relates to a novel algorithm and methodology that enables quantitative and rapid analysis of biomarkers in tissue samples. The algorithm allows for rapidly identifying all stained regions of a digitized pathology image, enabling a quantitative output of the extent of biomarker stain present in that image.
Excitement is building around Case Western Reserve University’s Innovation Summit 2015: Models of Innovation, three days of exploration into the opportunities and challenges of various models of innovation at the global scale.
Check out the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s preview article of the event, which will take place Oct. 26-28.