Join us for the fourth installment of the Navigating Through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market series, "Licensing vs. New Venture." This session explores the anatomy of a start-up and covers several decades of famous inventors that have gone through the process. Larry Udell, Chairman, California Invention Center and Licensing Executives Society, Silicon Valley Chapter, will present and share his expertise in guiding inventors through this process with Ryan Koppelman, Partner, Intellectual Property Litigation, Alston & Bird LLP.
This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please register here by October 3, 2017.
More about the Navigating Through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market Series, presented by the Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter and the California Invention Center--Got an idea but don’t know where to start? This series will guide you through turning ideas into new ventures. From researching and protecting your invention to packaging and marketing your product, each course targets steps you should consider for a successful product launch. Series topics include the following:
- What is the patentability of my invention and how do I apply for a patent?
- How do I evaluate the market value of my invention?
- Who are my competitors and what is the size of the market?
- Should I consider going into business with my idea?
- Should I consider licensing and collecting royalties?
- Where do I find funding?
Soody Tronson, Founder and Principal, STLGip Intellectual Property Law Firm
Larry Udell, Chairman, California Invention Center and Licensing Executives Society, Silicon Valley Chapter
Guest Speaker: Ryan Koppelman, Partner, IP Litigation, Alston & Bird LLP and Program Chair, Licensing Executives Society, San Francisco Chapter
Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Attendees are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to screening to gain access.