Seminar – Intellectual Property (IP) and Copyright – sponsored by the Bureau of Educational Research and the Office of Technology Management

Please read below for a great opportunity to learn more about intellectual Property and Copyright

WHERE: Room 242, Education Building
WHEN: Wednesday, December 5
12:00 – 1:00 PM


Yzzer Roman, MBA Candidate

An MBA candidate with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, Yzzer worked for over 7 years in building design industry prior to joining OTM. He interned with the Smithsonian Institution and served as a consultant in Illinois Business Consulting (IBC).

Steve Wille, Assistant Director & Senior Technology Manager

Steven Wille worked in product development and manufacturing in chemical, medical and electronics companies for more than 28 years prior to joining the OTM. He is an inventor on patents and has authored several papers published in peer reviewed journals.

Karen Higgins, Senior Contracts Officer

Prior to joining the OTM, Karen worked as an in house attorney for a division of the American Chemical Society which collects and licenses scientific information and research tools. Karen’s role at the OTM is to draft license agreements to distribute and protect University intellectual property as well as drafting other intellectual property agreements.

A light lunch will be provided.

About John Tubbs

eLearning Developer College of Business University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign