I will be giving a 2 evening class on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights at Milford Education on Thursday night September 23 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and concluding on Thursday night September 30, from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm. The classes will take place at Foran High School in Milford. I will presenting an overview of Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights for new inventors, and business owners. For more information, and to sign up go here.
Yesterday, the Inventors Association of Connecticut (IACT) had their monthly meeting which I attended. Bryan Mattimore was the speaker, and his topic was “Ways to Invent and Market Successful New Products”. It was great seeing local inventors at the zoom meeting, and discussing inventing. For more information about IACT go here.
I attended the Milford Bar Assocation bar-b-que yesterday. It was great catching up with old friends and new friends of the Milford Bar in a relaxed outdoor environment. I am pretty sure I was the only patent attorney there!
The Milford Bar Association has been in existence since 1976. When it was originally formed, there were approximately 28 lawyers, not enough to fill up one page of the yellow pages advertisement. Currently there are 130 dues paying members of the Milford Bar Association, as well as over 50 exempt members consisting of the judiciary, court clerks, prosecutors, public defenders, and city attorneys. For more information on the Milford Bar Association, go here.
About 30 people signed up for my talk on Intellectual Property Basics for Small Businesses. The talk happened on zoom on July 14, 2021. I received lots of a good questions from the group of mostly women, and a few men. To find more information about the Women’s Business Development Council, go here.
I am happy to announce that I have been asked to a give a talk to the Women’s Business Development Council on Intellectual Property Basics for small businesses. The talk will be on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at noon on Zoom. You can see more details and sign up here.
Yesterday evening I attended the Entrepreneurs Society of Eastern Connecticut meeting entitled: ‘Grits2Gravy’ Entrepreneurial Keynote with Networking and Mentoring. I met lots of young entrepreneurs. The meeting was held at the courtyard of Housatonic College in Bridgeport. To find out more about this group, go here.
I am happy to announce that I will be presenting a class on “Commercializing Your Invention” on Feb 25, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The class will be held online and you can sign up through Milford Adult Education. More information can be found here.
My client Sonja Murphy of Griswold, CT was recently awarded a design patent for her Root Cutting Tool. The design patent can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client Jeffrey Blake of Milford, CT for obtaining a patent on his invention for a Rotating Buffer Apparatus. The invention cures the problem of shooting different styles of rifles, including AR-15s, from a prone or lying down position. The patent can be seen here.
I am teaching a course on “Commercializing your Invention” through Milford Adult Education. You have an invention, now what? Topics to be covered include: Can I make money with this invention, When to monetize, Investors, Do I need a prototype, How to license my invention and more. The course will be offered on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This course will be held online! For more information and to register go here.