Multiplicity Intellectual Property Seminar

Multiplicity Intellectual Property Seminar
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT) Toronto, Ontario

ING Network Orange 221 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M5B 1M4 Canada                            At this seminar, Bohdan Zabawskyj will cover the following points relating to intellectual property:

  • What are patents?
  • Patent filing strategies & considerations
  • Key tests for patents
  • Example internal screening/filing criteria
  • Copyrights
  • Open Source considerations
As Vice President, Technology of Mercatus, Bohdan brings 25 years of leadership success in strategic planning, product management, and R&D in both public and private companies. At Mercatus, Bohdan is responsible for engineering, quality assurance, and product management.
Bohdan is an accomplished senior executive. He has served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Rypple, Fusenet, and Redknee. Bohdan helped grow Redknee from a start-up to publicly traded corporation, from $.5 to $80M revenue, from 8 to 500+ people in its first ten years. At Fusenet and Rypple, Bohdan brought visionary technologies to life and advanced engineering processes and organizational structures that materially contributed to accelerating top-line revenues. Rypple, which engineered an enterprise social networking platform, was acquired by in 2012. Prior to 1999, Bohdan held various technology positions at Clearnet Communications Inc. (now TELUS Mobility, the wireless business unit of TELUS Corporation) and Bell Mobility Cellular Inc. (now Bell Mobility, the wireless business unit of Bell Canada Enterprises).
Bohdan is a trusted strategic advisor and people coach to some of Canada’s top start-ups— including Kik Interactive, Syncapse, Printchomp, Kiinzel, DevBBQ, and RealSociable. Bohdan is also a named inventor in over 50 patents and pending patent applications world-wide.
6 PM to 6:30 PM Welcome
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM Presentation
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Q&A and networking
Multiplicity is a sales-focused business accelerator and co-working ecosystem, based in the heart of Downtown Toronto. By connecting entrepreneurs with start-up experts who help to solve strategy and execution-related problems, Multiplicity accelerates the growth of early-stage technology businesses focused on software, internet and digital media.
As part of Multiplicity’s not-for-profit mandate, Multiplicity hosts two regular events with the goal of educating, connecting and assisting entrepreneurs in Toronto. Our What’s Cool Breakfast provides an opportunity for emerging start-ups to present their product to a group of investors and experts with the goal of receiving feedback, exposure, partnerships, customers or funding. Our Speaker Series are seminars that cover tactical, practitioner based topics that can be quickly implemented in a start-up to improve success.
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