Come and Learn: How to apply for Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights - Direct from the source: The U.S. Patent Office. You will also learn about USPTO programs that can allow you to work without an attorney or have a volunteer attorney appointed by Legal Corp. Speaker, Mindy Bickel (Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development), has over 25 years’ experience at U.S.P.T.O.
Learn: Expert Advise on Developing a Small Business
Speaker: Mike Ryan - University of St. Thomas Director, Small Business Development Center
Come and Learn: How to avoid innovation-traps that can slow you down, increase costs, and drain assets. How you can develop new ideas faster and easier. How you can prioritize and improve existing ideas.
Speakers: Tyler Pope. Co-Owner 3D Printing Ally. 3D printing expertise includes Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Stereolithography (SLA), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), and Multijet.
John Tyler, Dual EE and Computor Graphics degrees, with 30 plus years’ experience. Specializes in developing early production of electronic, mechanical and electromechanical products.
Do I need to create a business entity (LLC, C Corp...) if I am just an inventor looking to license my product/idea??? Is Insurance needed??? How do I handle business taxes???