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IPWA Summit

September 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Intellectual Property Washington Summit

Join your fellow industry partners for the Intellectual Property Washington Summit (IPWA).
This seminar was created just for you! It is the first of its kind to address the process of commercialization, licensing, naming and branding for
sales and IP protection.

The seminar is FREE!
It’s so important to share this information with our industry partners that we are inviting you to attend at no cost.

The seminar will be conducted in two three-hour sessions, which are identical. You can choose to attend the morning session (9:00 am – noon), the afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm), or both. There is a strict limit of 40 attendees per session, so register early!
First-come, first-served.
The speaker line-up for IPWA 2017 is full of innovative, insightful and cutting-edge professionals.

Click Here to Register

Agenda & Speakers

Welcoming & Opening Remarks
Nursery Patents & Commercialization
Kevin Brandt & Lynnell Brandt
Proprietary Variety Management
Patents Michelle Bos, Patent Attorney
Michelle Bos Legal
Trademark & Copyright Fundamentals Leslie Ruiter, IP Attorney
Strokes Lawrence
Product Naming & Brand Development Anita Cleland, Chief Marketing Strategist
Wes Spiker, CEO & Creative Director
Spiker Communications
Growers Producing Their Intellectual Property Stan Williamson, Special Agent Agricultural Unit
US Department of Justice FBI
Closing Remarks Kevin Brandt
Proprietary Variety Management


September 21, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


PVI – Proprietory Variety Managment


Hilton Garden Inn
401 East Yakima Avenue
Yakima, WA 98901 United States
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Washington State University