Pro Bono (FREE) Help with Patenting Your Idea

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“Pro Bono (FREE) Help with Patenting Your Idea ”

Saturday, May 14, 2016 (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM)

savethedateCome join the Chicago Inventors Organization (CIO) as we address the necessary steps that Under-Resourced inventors need to take in order to protect their product ideas. Speaking will be Kent Law School Patent Hub Director, Mary Anne Smith, who will address how the Patent Hub facilitates the placement of qualified, under-resourced inventors with the FREE (pro bono) legal assistance of a licensed patent attorney within the State of Illinois.

The Chicago-Kent Patent Hub was created as part of a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) pro bono initiative to provide assistance with the patent application and prosecution process for inventors in all 50 states. Mary Anne Smith is the former General Counsel of the Illinois Institute of Technology. She is a graduate of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and also holds an M.S. degree in mathematics from IIT. She also serves as vice president and general counsel of IITRI. For the past several years, she has chaired the IIT Quality of Work Life Committee and the Diversity Committee.

Admission to This Fantastic Public Event is FREE for Current Members of the Chicago Inventors Organization and Only $20.00 for the General Public.



For More Information: Contact Us Online or Call 312-850-4710.

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