Topic: Intellectual Property
Speakers: Michael Martensen, Attorney & Martensen IP
Dr. Rory Lewis, Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science at UCCS
Michael is the founder of Martensen IP. Mike has been practicing patent law since 1997 when, as a patent agent, he assisted a growing LED company in North Carolina defend itself against a patent lawsuit. Today, Mike’s practice covers a broad range of intellectual property matters. Mike also leverages his successful career in the United States Air Force to help his clients negotiate the pitfalls of working with government contracts to protect their intellectual property.
Join the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC and the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), College of Business' Office of Professional & Executive Development (OPED) for a six-part business education series, Business Briefings.
Dr. Lewis is the Program Director: Masters of Computer Science. He is the recipient of Outstanding Achievement: Teacher of the Year. College Of Engr, Computer Science. He is the recipient of Outstanding Achievement: Inventor of the Year CU. University of Colorado, for his innovative work in machine learning. He is also the recipient of the Diversity & Inclusiveness Award; “Innovations in Scholarship for Inclusiveness" and he is the recipient of Outstanding Achievement: Teacher of the Year. College of Engr (Student Vote), 2018.
This cutting edge series will focus on relevant business challenges and complex topics. Each session is co-facilitated by a university professor and a local business executive, merging both research-based business concepts with real-life experiences, creating an innovative learning environment. Participants will have the opportunity to network, learn, exchange ideas and gain insight into high-level business trends, all while furthering their leadership and professional skills.