Filing a Patent Application

“PRO BONO HELP WITH FILING A PATENT APPLICATION”
Saturday, November 15, 2014 (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM)

CHICAGO INVENTORS ORGANIZATION
BLUE 1647 TECH INNOVATION CENTER
1647 S. Blue Island Ave. (Near 18th & Loomis)
Chicago, IL 60608


Calling All Inventors!!!! If you have a great idea and need Pro Bono help with filing your patent application, then you don’t want to miss this event to see if you qualify.Come join the Chicago Inventors Organizationto learn more about a program to provide pro bono legal services to independent inventors.

 Our Guest speaker will be Arthur Tan-Chi Yuan who is the director of the Chinese Intellectual Property Resource Center and an adjunct professor and director for the John Marshall Law School Patent Clinic.  Yuan teaches a variety of practical patent courses at the John Marshall Law School, including Intellectual Property Survey (patent portion), Patent Attorney Opinions, Patent Planning and Practice, and Advanced Patent Clinic. He brings years of patent preparation and prosecution experiences: 6 years with intellectual property law firm Senniger Powers, LLP in St. Louis, Missouri and currently with the law firm Loeb & Loeb, LLP as a senior counsel.  Arthur’s presentation will include: 1) the Patent Clinic work/submission process, 2) Patent Searching and 3) Patent Protection in general especially after the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA). The AIA represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952.

Admission to this fantastic public event is free for current members of the Chicago Inventor Organization and only $20.00 for the General Public. Register Online (www.chicago-inventors.org) or pay at the Door. For more information call   312-850-4710.

 

Calvin FlowersFiling a Patent Application

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