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Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Lawsuit Says "First to File" is Unconstitutional

Posted by David Woods on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : General Interest 
Our member, Mark Stadnyk, is in the process of sueing the US government regarding the constitutionality of the America Invents Act and its "First to File" clause.

The Constitution states, "To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries."  Notice it states the "Inventors" not the first one to file some paperwork.

To see an article in the New York Times on this go to http:/...
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Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Seminar at NEC

Posted by David Flinchbaugh on Friday, August 24, 2012, In : Events 

Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Seminar

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Strategy Training Room

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Time:  6:00 PM

Cost $30

A three-hour seminar reviewing the different types of intellectual property that exists in the United States.Topics include patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement, and general techniques for marketing new ideas.

For more information search for Trademark at: http://www.nationalec.org/Act...


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Free Introduction to Systems Engineering Presentation

Posted by Michael Hassan on Friday, August 24, 2012, In : General Interest 
Inventors,

This event is open to all ICCF members and the public:

Regards,

Michael

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IEEE Orlando Section Consultants' Network Technical Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Time: Immediately following ExCom Meeting (approx. 8:30 pm - 9:20 pm)
Topic: "Introduction to Systems Engineering"

Place: Orlando Business Development Center, District 2 (affiliated
with the UCF and the S.B.A.) at 3218 East Colonial Drive, Suite #G,
Orlando, FL 32802

Directions: In Herndon Plaz...
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UIA hosts an America Invents Webinar

Posted by David Woods on Friday, August 24, 2012, In : General Interest 

Under the "America Invents Act" (AIA), the United States is changing from a "first to invent" patent system to a "first inventor to file" patent system. This change in filing will take effect in March 2013, requiring both inventors and businesses to reconsider their patent strategies. But what does this really mean to you and your invention?

Join nationally known patent attorney Bao Tran and executive director of the UIA Mark Reyland for an Hour-long webinar full of insights into what you sh...


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Cool Inventions Radio Show

Posted by David Woods on Friday, August 24, 2012, In : General Interest 

Sorry I got this posted after the event but I expect the show will have additional episodes. (editor)

Saturday's 8/18/2012 My Cool Inventions Radio Show Is About What's in a Name? Why Your Invention's Name Needs Protection!
You've gone through the process of producing your invention and you come up with a pretty cool name...now what do you do? You need to protect it with a trademark! By getting a trademark you show the world that you own it and that gives you the ability to enforce your rights...


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Marketing Vendor looking to provide services to us

Posted by David Woods on Thursday, August 23, 2012, In : General Interest 

Since we do not place untested vendors in our vendor lists I am posting this message here.  If anyone would like to try them out and report back to us please do.
Dave Woods (editor)

My name is Michael Ramirez, Founder of IAM Innovative Advertising, and I am contacting you regarding your marketing resources at (http://www.inventorscouncilcentralfla.us/marketing-resources.php). We are looking to announce our marketing services to startups and individuals who need to get their products or inventio...


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