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California Regional Inventors Conf. Registration Is Open Conference will be held at Pasadena City College August 12-13
The United States Patent and Trademark Office and Invent Now® will hold a west coast regional conference at Pasadena City College on August 12-13. Senior USPTO officials, successful inventors, including National Inventor Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Gary Michelson, and intellectual property experts will be on hand to provide practical advice and information for novice and seasoned inventors.
If consideration of patent reform legislation were a football game, it would now be first and goal on the one-yard line. In June, the House joined the Senate in passing a patent reform bill by a wide margin. These bills would bring the greatest changes to this nation’s patent system since 1836.
Pro Bono Pilot Program in Minn. Helps Independent Inventors Gain Patent Counsel
One comment most often heard from independent inventors is that it costs too much to get a patent and that they can’t afford the cost of getting competent legal service to assist them in the preparation and prosecution of their patent application.
It is commonly believed that necessity is the mother of invention, and yet to the owners of the trademarks on Toms® and Nokero®, necessity means the responsibility to transform a trademark into a vehicle of humanitarian deeds with the capacity to unite society in a global effort to give.