TOMORROW! Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

Thursday, May 5, 2022: Free Workshop from the USPTO Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The discussion will cover: …

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Patenting 101 Webinar: Sat., August 8, 2020

New London Makers: Let’s Do This. Patenting 101 for New London Makers:  Saturday, August 8, 2pm – 3pm We take ourselves and our work seriously by applying for patent protection. It doesn’t have to be expensive. You could file a provisional patent yourself for $70.  For real. Scott will deliver his hour-long Patenting 101 webinar …

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Free IP Advice For the Socially Isolated (That Should be You).

This week we offer free IP advice to voluntary isolators. In the meantime: 1. Retake Algebra 2. Get A this time. 2. Or Algebra 1. 3. Or, OK, dividing fractions. 4. Start a biography of someone interesting in your life. 5. Write an autobiography using your iCal events. 6. Draw a cartoon series on the …

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“IP 101” Tomorrow at University of Rhode Island’s Launch Lab

We’re presenting our IP 101 Workshop at University of Rhode Island’s Launch Lab tomorrow, 2/27/20, from 11:30 am — 1 pm.  It’s part of the RI INBRE Entrepreneur Series. Learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product.  Students, faculty and other entrepreneurs in …

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A Patent is as Strong as Its Claims

Not all patents are created equal. If you browsed through the eight-million-plus patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since 1836, you would find a surprising number of inventions that would not stand against infringement.  Some patents are considered stronger than others. The difference lies not just in the usefulness of …

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