Argonne National Laboratory

Upcoming Events

Intellectual Property Symposium

June 7, 2017 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Building 203

Technology Commercialization and Partnerships, in partnership with the Legal Department, presents the 2017 Intellectual Property (IP) Symposium.

The event is free, but registration is required. Refreshments will be provided.


  • Opening Remarks
  • Dialogue with a Commercialization-Savvy Principal Investigator
    • Experience with invention disclosures and the patent process
    • Lessons learned and best practices in collaborations
    • How to work within and navigate the the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) system
  • Getting to Know Argonne's Collaborative Centers
    • Capabilities
    • Collaborating with the centers
    • IP and IP management plans
    • Working with multiple parties
  • Patent Basics
  • How to Engage with External Partners (including case studies)
  • Entrepreneur Panel Discussion (featuring Argonne researchers)