From intellectual property (IP) to licensing, what you need to know to protect your invention as you transition from idea to product. The first hour will cover the four types of IP to consider, and the second hour will provide an overview of patent process. Experts from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and LES-SVC share resources and answer your questions. Space is limited, so register early.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (408)918-9900.