InventorsEye | Feb 2010

InventorsEye | Feb 2010
InventorsEye
November 2009

The USPTO's bimonthly publication for the independent inventor community

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events
Where Independent Inventors Meet

February 2010

25th @ 6:30 p.m.
Denver Metro Inventors' Meeting
Rocky Mountain Inventors Association
Lakewood, Colo.
rminventor.org

27th @ 9 a.m .
Inventors Alliance Bay Area Chapter Meeting
with Stephen Key, USPTO Director David Kappos, & Damon Kali
Inventors Alliance
Menlo Park, Calif.
inventorsalliance.org

March 2010

4th - 6th
DC Regional F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Competition
DC FIRST
Washington DC
dc-first.org

6th @ 9:30 p.m.
Global Inventors Conference
Minnesota Inventors Congress and Calvin Griffin, Inventor
Honolulu
minnesotainventorscongress.org

6th @ 1:30 p.m.
Inventors Society of South Florida Meeting
With guest speaker Dr. Pamela Riddle Bird, founder and CEO of Innovative Product Technologies, Inc.
Deerfield Beach, Fl.
inventorssociety.net

11th @ 6:30 p.m.
Inventors Network of the Carolinas Meeting
Monthly meetings on the second Thursday of every month
Charlotte, NC
inotc.org

16th @ 2 p.m.
USPTO Online Inventor Chat
Online
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in this issue
Patent Reform
An Open Letter
Protect Your Innovation: Avoid Scams
By Ronald Jaicks : Office of the Solicitor
Spark of Genius: The Spiral Eye Needle
By John Calvert : Inventors Assistance Program
Advice
Do Your Homework
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