TROY — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, East Michigan District Export Council are hosting a program on intellectual property rights in the global marketplace, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Michigan State University, Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy.
This one-day program is aimed at providing companies with tools to develop an IP strategy to support expanded export sales and increased global business activities, while avoiding the pitfalls of IP theft and abuse. The program is open to companies of all sizes in all industries, located across the United States. The cost is $125 per person. To register, visit www.eastmichigandec.org or call 248-975-9609.