Intellectual Property 101: The Basics of IP for Entrepreneurs


Location: IDEA Center, First Floor, Pit Road


Introducing patent and trademark concepts relevant to ANY aspiring entrepreneur.


  • What is a trademark?
  • What makes a good trademark?
  • How to do a quick trademark search
  • Introduction to the online search system


  • What is a patent and what does it get you?
  • The process for patent rights and costs in time & money
  • What do you need to obtain a patent?
  • Issues with disclosing your invention (use of NDAs/provisionals)

Session led by Notre Dame Law School's Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic. No preregistration necessary. Light refreshments will be available.