Business and Community Services and Regional Workforce Development
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Patently Good Ideas

Dates:August 3, 2017
Meets:Th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 1 session
Location:Tolloty Technology Incubator
Instructor:Jake Ward
Fee: $20.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description


The Small Business Development Center at Kent State Tuscarawas will host a program on intellectual property protection, covering: inventions, patents, trademarks and copyrights

All businesses have intellectual property in one form or another. Entrepreneurs and business leaders interested in learning more about this important topic are encouraged to attend.

Presenter: Jake Ward
Jake Ward is a registered patent attorney admitted to practice in Ohio, Michigan, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and as a non-resident agent in Canada.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Dayton and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo.

Mr. Ward is also the founding author of the Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog, which provides light commentary on the practice of patent law, trademark law, and science & technology.

More information about his firm is available at

This training program is being offered at a reduced fee (or no charge) thanks to the generous support of our partners. Those partners include (in alphabetical order):

American Electric Power
Consumers National Bank
Coshocton County Port Authority
First Federal Community Bank
First Knox National Bank
First Merit Bank
First National Bank of Dennison
Huntington National Bank
Kent State University at Salem
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Peoples Bank
PNC Bank
The Commercial & Savings Bank

Tolloty Technology Incubator
Driving Directions to Tolloty Technology Incubator:
The Tolloty Technology Incubator is located at 1776 Tech Park Drive NE, New Philadelphia OH 44663. The building is located across University Drive from Kent State Tuscarawas. As you go past the campus, turn left off of University Drive on to Tech Park Drive, just before you reach the Buckeye Career Center. Turn left again at the first drive and the building is on your right.
From the North, take I-77 South to the Rt. 250 bypass at Uhrichsville/New Philadelphia. Follow Rt. 250 Southeast toward Uhrichsville. Get off at the Schoenbrunn exit, turn right. Go to the second traffic light and turn right on to University Drive NE (Just past the Timken Company).
From the South, take I-77 North. Exit at the New Philadelphia Exit. Turn right at the exit and proceed 4 miles (through downtown) to University Drive NE. Turn left on to University Drive. OR when you exit 77, at the light, turn left on to I-77 South and Rt. 250 Southeast on ramp, then bear to the left for Rt. 250 Southeast. Proceed as directed above on Rt. 250 Southeast.
From the East, take Rt. 250 West. Exit at the Schoenbrunn Exit and turn left. Go to the first traffic light and then turn right on University Drive NE (Just past the Timken Company).