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From Laboratory to Licensing: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Along the Way
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A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Tom Steinberg, a patent attorney with more than 19 years of experience in the field of patent law, currently at the firm Roberts, Mlotkowski, Safran & Cole in McLean, Va.

ACS Webinars: Small & Medium Business Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET July 1
Guest speaker: Tom Steinberg

You may be working on breakthrough research, but do you know how to protect it? Scientific professionals devote a tremendous amount of time and energy to create valuable intellectual property; however, many do not invest the necessary time to learn what it takes to protect their work. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, in 2009 just under 40 percent of patent applications were granted. Navigating the path from discovery to market can be complex and tricky.

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ACS Careers Job Club Webinar Series
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Whether you are looking for your first job or seeking to advance or transition in your career, ACS Careers resources give you a competitive advantage in your job search. ACS Careers offers members like you invaluable resources from one-on-one career consulting and mentoring to webinars to hone your job search skills to the leading online job search resource for chemists and scientists at all levels of experience and education. Please join us for the following informative webinars, and get a jump on your career! Save the dates:

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Succeeding in a panel interview
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Question: How do I handle panel interviews? Talking to three or four people at one time makes me even more nervous than a regular interview and that's bad enough. More

Change your career in 7 easy steps
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I started out my career as an organic chemist, transitioned into computational chemistry, moved through several consulting phases and currently am a freelance technical editor with expertise in scientific career development. Some of these changes I sought out; others I didn't even realize were happening until they were completed. In looking back on my own transitions, as well as those of other scientists, I have identified several steps that anyone can take to move their career in a new direction — and try out a new field. More

The 5 things job recruiters want from you now
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With too many people looking for too few jobs, employers are being very selective and demanding more than ever from job candidates. Marketing yourself with a resume that simply explains the things you've done in previous positions is not enough. Employers want to understand your ability to add value through results and your potential contribution to the bottom line. Recruiters are looking for people with strong records of accomplishment who stand out from others. More

PYREX Heavy Duty Griffin 250mL Beaker
250mL heavy duty beaker with spout is specifically designed to offer the best mechanical strength under harsh conditions, such as mechanized washing operations. MORE

Top tips, advice for job seekers
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If you're looking for work, the Internet is — hands down — the most popular place to begin your search, but having a cyber road map can make all the difference in today's competitive climate. AOL Consumer Advisor Regina Lewis offers the following tips and sites for successfully pursuing a job. More

9 job search tips for new graduates
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College graduation season is set to launch millions of youthful job seekers into an already depressed employment market. If you're among the masses, realize that preparation is key. Here's what you need to do to get hired. More

Massachusetts approves $1B biotech project
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Cambridge, Mass., officials this month approved development of what would be the region's largest biotechnology complex, a 1.7 million-square-foot research center near Kendall Square. The $1 billion development, planned by Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., will include five new buildings as well as restoration of several historic buildings on 11 acres along Binney Street. The city's planning board signed off on the project during a meeting June 3. More

Hired: Tips to help with the job search or the job found
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Congratulations to all graduates, everywhere. If you still are seeking a job, keep up the activity and keep up the good attitude. If you have found your first real job, career coach Rhonda Sciortino, who created two multimillion-dollar companies, reveals the tried-and-true secrets for graduates to achieve success at work, no matter the career path. And I offer her tips to everyone, no matter what age or career. More

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