The Guelph IP Academy

IP Learning Series—Dialogue and Discussions

The Catalyst Centre in collaboration with the University’s Research Enterprise & Scholarly Communication and Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) proudly presents:

World Intellectual Property Day

A Panel: “Should I pursue my Invention?”


April 26, 2012



Who Should Attend:

Faculty members, Professional Staff and student entrepreneurs, graduates and undergraduates interested in benefiting from their current or future inventions .

The Panelists:

Dr.Alan Darlington, Founder and Partner, Nedlaw Living Walls, who has successfully pursued his Invention that came out of his research work at Guelph;

Dr. Melanie Szweras, Partner, Lawyer & Patent Agent, Bereskin & Parr LLP, a Geneticist whose  practice is focused on Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Inventions protection and related litigations;

Lorlei Graham, Partner, Lawyer, Patent Agent & Trade-mark Agent, Norton Rose, who advises on complex IP issues for national and international clients and provides a business-minded approach to solving these issues  

9:30—12:00: Presentations

12:00—12:30: Networking Lunch

Poster displays of U of G Inventions

Opportunities to meet with Patent Agents, Guelph Entrepreneurs and Business Invites

Register at:


There is no cost for Registration and Lunch