Learn how to fund your venture: Licensing Executives Society series

Explore ways to fund your new venture at the latest installment of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) series, "Navigating through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market." Learn about crowdfunding, investors, small business loans, and more. Experts from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and LES-SVC will share resources and answer your questions. Space is limited, so register early.

"Navigating Through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market Series" is presented by the Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter and the California Invention Center. Each course targets steps you should consider for a successful product launch, from researching and protecting your invention to packaging and marketing your product. Series topics include:

  • 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

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to security screening to gain access.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email siliconvalley@uspto.gov or call (408)918-9900.

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