The Akron Inventors’ Club is dedicated to providing educational resources to the inventing community, including developing a business, fostering creativity, commercializing products, and increasing inventors’ business skills while promoting awareness of intellectual property tools and encouraging honest and ethical business practices among industry service providers.
Do you need a patent to be a successful inventor or business owner? Do you have to have a patent to have protection on your intellectual property? Registered Patent Attorney Jacob M. Ward will introduce us to some scenarios of where an inventor just might not need a patent! Join us as Jake presents an informative program "You Don't Need a Patent If...".
Mr. Ward is a founding partner of Ward Law Office LLC, located in Tiffin, Ohio. He is also a registered Canadian Patent Agent. Jacob is the founding author of the legal blog "Anticipate This!" as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Toledo, College of Law.
Craig Miloscia will show how Optic Lingo integrates industrial design for inventions and creates hot selling brand name products. All aspects of the "Commercialization Process” will be explained for a solo inventor and/or start-up company. The "Commercialization Process" topics will include "How to apply branding to products on a small budget and look like a big company". Craig’s talk will conclude with “How to build a realistic working and looking prototype that excites store buyers".
Craig Miloscia is an award-winning industrial designer whose work has contributed to wins from Time Magazine, the Industrial Designers Society of America, and International Design Magazine. Craig began his career in Industrial design, creating products for clients as diverse as Siemens, Moen, Thermador and more. In recent years he and his firm, Optic Lingo www.opticlingo.com based in Akron, Ohio, have branched out into all design disciplines, including environmental, graphic and web design.
Doors open at 5:30 pm for networking. "Commercialize Your Invention" talk will start at 6 pm. Informative Q & A session at the end. Please RSVP
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, Ohio 44326
For more info: www.akroninventorsclub.org