Shapiro Center Research and Collaboration Workshops:
Intellectual Property—Who Owns an Idea?


Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:15–5:45 p.m.
Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., room 327


Michael G. Kelber
IP Attorney
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Caren Yusem
Special reporter for Thomson Reuters West 
Consultant, New IP Business Models

Troy B. Klyber
Intellectual Property Manager Office of the General Counsel
The Art Institute of Chicago

Additional workshop support provided by the Chicago Innovation Exchange.

Chicago Innovation Exchange

This Shapiro Center Workshop unpacks Intellectual Property (IP) effects on creative ideas in art, design and research. The presenters will host a discussion of the market place of ideas as property, owning ideas, and how IP effects with your practice in and out of school.

Topics include:

  • implication of IP on art and design practice
  • creations of mind and intangible assets
  • inventions
  • copyright, trademarks, patents
  • review of the SAIC intellectual property policy