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Virtual Team Meeting


Serving as a connecting hub, the ILIPA highlights key events of interest to Illinois creators, protectors and enablers of intellectual property.

Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance presents

“Measuring Business Opportunities”

ILIPA is happy to present a lively and  informal discussion with representatives of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Joseph Center.  Melissa Duff Brown and Andy Pham join Mark Alilovich to understand the importance of how to measure business opportunities and to find business models to increase revenues--all in the context of the business intellectual property.  The SBDC provides entrepreneur development assistance, access to industry market research, access to capital and industry growth tools.  Hear success stories of some of the companies launched with the help of SBDC.  This is an online event on Thursday, 3 June 2021 at noon-1 p.m.  Click button below.  


Mark Alilovich, Moderator; IP Strategist at Boeing, GE Aviation; Competitive Intelligence expert and technical advisor, Nokia, Motorola, Broadcom 

Melissa Duff - Director of Joseph Center Business Development and Dean of the Small Business Program at the Joseph Business School.  She is the current President of the Illinois Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association.  

Andy Pham - Business advisor for the Illinois Small Business Development Center at the Joseph Business School.  He regularly conducts business workshops and advises entrepreneurs in marketing and financial data as it relates to intellectual property.  



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