Attorney Tyson Benson to Lead Complimentary Webinar on May 9 About Bayh-Dole Compliance Updates

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May 08, 2018
Harness Dickey ( is pleased to share that Metro Detroit patent attorney Tyson Benson will lead an online webinar presentation offering a practical overview of the revised Bayh-Dole regulations affecting universities and tech transfer offices. The webinar will take place Wednesday, May 9, at 1:00 PM EST.
This complimentary, hour long webinar will cover a number of regulation updates that go into effect May 14. Primary focus will be given to the key topics tech transfer professionals will need to know to stay compliant, such as:
  • New requirements for employees to assign invention rights to the contractor
  • New notification period for decisions not to continue patent prosecution
  • Updates to the definition of “statutory period”
  • New definition for “initial patent application”
Benson is a frequent speaker on topics related to patent law and tech transfer compliance, including sovereign immunity, overcoming Alice challenges and iEdison compliance. He is a patent attorney in Harness Dickey’s Troy, Michigan, office, where he focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management and licensing negotiations. His clients range from universities and start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Register for the webinar online.
About Harness Dickey
Harness Dickey has obtained more than 60,000 patents for its clients since its founding in 1921 and currently manages more than 17,000 trademark registrations for clients around the globe.  Currently ranked eighth among the nation’s top patent firms in a 2017 poll by IPWatchdog, Harness Dickey safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs.  Harness Dickey has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Visit and follow @harnessdickey for more information.
Andrea Gabrisch, Marketing Coordinator
(314) 726-7517

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