Listen to Commissioner for Patents for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Peggy Focarino discuss intellectual property at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Columbia TechBreakfast returns on Wednesday. On Wednesday night, head to the Baltimore Hackerspace to work on a project of our own at Open Hack Night. And on Thursday, join the Baltimore Social Media Group to learn how to use Tumblr and e-mail to drum up business.
Leaders + Legends: Peggy Focarino: Next up in the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School speaking series is Margaret “Peggy” Focarino, the Commissioner for Patents for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 a.m. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 100 International Dr., 4th Fl., Harbor East, Baltimore city. RSVP. $35.
Columbia TechBreakfast: The next installment of the monthly startup showcase includes a presentation from HDScores, a local startup picked for the New York University Open Data 500 study. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 8 a.m. Loyola University Maryland, Columbia Campus, 8890 McGaw Rd., Howard County. RSVP. FREE.
Open Hack Night at Baltimore Hackerspace: Head to one of Baltimore’s hackerspaces to work on a project of yours or to help someone with something they’re working on. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Baltimore Hackerspace 6410 Landay Ave., Baltimore County. RSVP. FREE.