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The Future of American Innovation & the Role of the University

Jan 14

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

USPTO: The Future of American Innovation and the Role of the University


Andrei Iancu, Director USPTO

Speaking to the Duke, UNC, and Triangle community, Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of United States Patent and Trademark Office will discuss the new National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) initiative launched in September 2020. The goal of this inititative is to build a more supportive and inclusive innovation ecosystem, highlighting the need for additional support for URM & women entrepreneurs. Hosted by Bryant Moore, Director of Strategic Partnerships, UNC Office of Technology Commercialization and followed by questions moderated by Arti Rai, Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law and Faculty Director, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law. Please RSVP: