7TH ANNUAL INVENTORS CONFERENCE

LICENSING YOUR IDEA


Doing Business With Amazon (CIO MEMBERS ONLY)  — 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Jonathan Allen, Business Development Manager


Innovators Market 8:00 am – 3:00 Pm


WELCOME9:15 am – 9:30 am
Calvin Flowers, President, Chicago Inventors Organization


Negotiating Licensing Deals  — 9:30 am – 10:45 am
  • Olivia Luk Bedi, Moderator, Partner (Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP)
  • Marci Rolnik Walker, Legal Director (Lawyers for the Creative Arts)
  • Dan McDowney, Associate (Ocean Tomo, LLC)

Michael W Frerichs, IL State Treasurer 11:00 am – 11:30 am


Selling Your Product With or Without A Patent Noon – 1:30 pm
Stephen Key, Founder, InventRight


BREAK — 1PM


How To Prepare To Do Business With China2:00 pm
  • Arthur Tan-Chi Yuan, Director, Chinese IP Resource Center/Director, John Marshall Law School Patent Clinic
  • Jay Sha, Partner, Liu Shen & Associates

Inventors Pitching To The Experts, Warren Tuttle, Moderator, Lifetime Brands 3:00 pm
  • Steve Silbiger, CMO (Top Dog)
  • Scott Hynd, Product Scout (QVC)
  • Charles Ferrer, President & CEO (CMS World Sport)
  • Charis Marquez, Head of Ecommerce Merchandising for the American Region, (Levi Strauss & Co.)

 

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