Open House at Innovation Park

Learn more about our curriculum, and find out more about the perks of patent agency and why now is the right time to enter patent law. Join us at Notre Dame’s technology incubator, Innovation Park, on February 24, 2012, for an open house.

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When: 12:30-8:00 pm

Where: Innovation Park at Notre Dame

1400 Angela Blvd.

Notre Dame, IN 46614

RSVP required. If you would like to attend this event please email Khoa Huynh or call 574-485-2279

by February 15th.

Tentative Schedule of Events

12:302:00 pm: Check-in and Welcome Reception in the 3rd Floor Boardroom

Sandwiches and beverages

Innovation Park tours 1-2 pm


2:00-4:00 pm: Info Sessions

ESTEEM and Patent Law One Year Master’s of Science Degree Programs

David Murphy – ESTEEM Program

Karen Deak – Patent Law Program


4:00-5:00 pm: Invited Speaker

Joseph Queenan, Innovation Park Early Stage Advisor and Recovering Entrepreneur


5:00-6:00 pm: Keynote Address

David Murphy, Associate Dean, Director of ESTEEM


6:00 pm-7:30 pm: Dinner Reception

Current ESTEEM students, ESTEEM alumni, ESTEEM faculty & faculty mentors, and Innovation Park Administrators


8:35 pm: Hockey Game

Michigan State vs. Notre Dame

RSVP required (Tickets available on a limited basis and are first come, first served; Standing room only since game is SOLD OUT)

Post game networking: Place TBD

Coming in from out of town?

Fairfield Inn and Suites  – King suite rooms (includes breakfast) are reserved under the ESTEEM Program

Ivy Court and Suites  – Double rooms are available at the rate of $89.00/night (includes breakfast) are reserved

under the ESTEEM Program at the adjacent to campus.1220 East Angela Boulevard South Bend, IN 46617 (574) 234-5510

Other suggested hotels within walking distance of Innovation Park:  The Morris Inn at Notre Dame

Note:  This event is open to students on campus and off campus interested in the ESTEEM and Patent Law One Year Master’s Degree Programs. The event is also open to faculty at area colleges who may be advising students on post graduate studies.

The ESTEEM program:

The one-year Engineering, Science, and Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master’s Program (ESTEEM) makes your scientific, technical, engineering, or mathematics skills even more marketable by introducing you to entrepreneurship and the commercialization of science and technology. The ESTEEM program prepares you to work as Program and Project Managers, in R&D and Marketing, in Project Design and Implementation, and in a whole host of other occupations at both startup companies and at established businesses large and small, including: Accenture, Google, Qualcomm, Zimmer Corporation, Arteriocyte, and Booz Allen Hamilton.

The Master of Science in Patent Law program:

Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Patent Law is among the first programs of its kind in the country. A one-year, graduate-level program, the Master of Science in Patent Law prepares students with a technical background to pass the USPTO’s Patent Bar and to succeed in daily practice as a patent agent or patent examiner.

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