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
May 14, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Room A-126, 1300 York Ave, WCMC Campus


Open to: The Weill 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, presented in person along with Jerry Lorengo, Technology Center 1600 Director for the US Patent & Trademark Office, presenting via Webex.  They 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.