What we're about


Got an invention and want to learn how to license or launch it? Are you an entrepreneur or small business with intellectual property worth protecting? Want to better understand patent and patent rights? Looking for ways to prototype and manufacture your product? Want to hear success stories and mistakes to avoid from other innovators? The Inventors Association of Manhattan is for you. Every 2nd Monday of the month, we feature an expert guest speaker, lively discussion among inventors. We foster professionalism, trust and support.

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Miss a meeting? No problem. See http://www.youtube.com/ManhattanInvents (our YouTube video channel) for videos of meetings and more!
Do you offer services to inventors like patenting, prototyping, new product and industrial design, licensing, investing, manufacturing, marketing and sales? The IAM is also for you.

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E-COMMERCE- Everything you Need to know about Having a E-commerce Business

Today's most crowded marketplace, whether you like it or not, is Online! Having an e-commerce presence and "store" is essential for most products that inventors launch. Whether it's Amazon, Etsy, or another platform, navigating the digital marketplace to avoid minefields is an art.
This presentation will explore best practices in E-Commerce organization and selling, the Amazon Brand and Patent Registry, Terms and Conditions, and Copyright, Domain Name and Social Media issues.

Our Speakers include

Shannon Roddy is an Amazon Expert, Speaker and the founder of Marketplace Seller Courses. He has consulted with over 150 clients to help them successfully launch, grow and protect their brands on the Amazon platform. In addition to creating Online Courses for brand owners, Shannon provides 1-on-1 Coaching for inventors, brands and agencies to leverage new opportunities on the Amazon platform.

David Postolski, a partner at Gearhart Law, is a registered patent attorney and Intellectual Property attorney. With over 17 years’ experience, David specializes in assisting inventors, creators, artists, start-ups, entrepreneurs, early stage companies and emerging companies with their U.S and International intellectual property strategy, protection, enforcement and monetization. David is a frequent speaker and author on intellectual property issues surrounding social media, emerging technologies (cannabis, crypto currency, 3d printing, gig economy), raising capital, business formation, licensing, and reward and equity based crowd funding.

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Crowdfunding- The Good, The Bad and the Ugly!

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