Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Patents & Innovation: the America Invents Act and other Changes at the USPTO
April 17, 2013

224 Weill Hall, Ithaca Campus


Open to: The Cornell community and all those interested in technology-based entrepreneurship.


Sue Purvis, the Department of Commerce Innovation Outreach Coordinator for the Greater New York region, discussed how the USPTO is implementing the America Invents Act, including transitioning the United States from a first to invent to a first inventor to file system.  Ms. Purvis also discussed her work with the innovation community in New York City.