Patents in AI, and a personal story about learning to code

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Food will be provided by *LightHouse Labs* !

For September, we have two women sharing their stories and knowledge.

Emma Skillings will tell us her personal story about learning to code as someone who comes from a music background.

Dvorah Graeser will get technical with patents and intellectual property!

Read on for more details.

TALK 1: (~20 min)
Why do musical/creative people find coding so compelling?
Emma Skillings

I will be talking about my personal experience growing up in a very musical family and how that played into me learning to love coding; I will also share why a couple of musical friends chose to learn to code. I will also speak a little about how a bootcamp structure fit my learning style much better than the "typical" educational structure.

TALK 2: (~40 min)
Patents and their challenges in AI

Dr. D'vorah Graeser will be discussing the challenges of AI Patents and how you can succeed in AI. It's common knowledge that the AI field can change in the blink of an eye. So, what does that mean for hackers and entrepreneurs? In this talk, Dr. Graeser will share her 20+ years of AI knowledge to provide tangible recommendations on intellectual property protection within the field of AI, and how intellectual property shapes the field of AI. The talk will include baseline information on what a patent is (and why they matter to AI startups), intellectual property challenges for AI startups, and lastly, how to win in AI. Whether you're simply interested in AI, or a seasoned AI expert, you can't afford to miss this talk--your startup success may depend on it!

About the speaker:
Dr. D'vorah Graeser is a US patent agent with over 21 years of experience in emerging tech areas such as life sciences, software, and artificial intelligence. She believes that innovation protection should be easy to understand--because good ideas are worth protecting. As the CEO of KISSPatent, she provides guidance to tech entrepreneurs on startup essentials such as securing funding, protecting ideas, and crafting businesses that are unique and novel. She is qualified to represent claims at the US Patent and Trademark Office. She's also quite friendly! If you have any questions about your startup roadmap, feel free to drop her a line at [masked].


Doors open at 6:00pm.

Talks start at 6:30pm, and the event usually lasts about an hour.