Patents and the Consultant/Entrepreneur – Mtg held 6-22@CSUF – NEXT mtg 7-27
|June 28, 2013||Posted by CSauthor2 under CN||
Event held 6/22 — THE IEEE CONSULTANTS NETWORK INVITES YOU TO THE June 22nd MEETING
Patents and the Consultant/Entrepreneur
For June, theOrange County Consultants Network (OCCN) and the Los Angeles Area Consultants Network (LAACN will feature attorney Lily Li and patent agent Bob Spaulding. They will share their expertise and experience in order to assist you in the pursuit of patents on your innovations.
The 2011 American Invents Act and recent Supreme Court decisions have heralded some of the biggest changes to patent law. In the wake of these reforms, inventors need to be more diligent than ever in their pre-filing strategies to protect their ideas. Ms. Li will provide an overview of the changes to patent law, and address common issues that inventors now face concerning patentability, inadvertent disclosures, prior art, ownership, and post-issuance review. Bob Spaulding will discuss the functions of a patent agent in preparing patent applications and options to assist in the critical patent search process.
Lily Li Lily Li is an attorney that specializes in startup representation and IP strategies, particularly for companies in the high-tech and clean-tech fields. Previously, she served as patent strategist and director of marketing and business development for IP Checkups, a boutique patent analytics and consulting firm inBerkeley, CA. While at IP Checkups, she helped companies align their IP strategies with their business objectives through patent portfolio management, business intelligence, and patent valuation services. Ms. Li has a JD from Duke University School of Law and a BA in political economy, magna cum laude, from WilliamsCollege. She is admitted to the State Bar of California and a member of the Orange County Bar Association.
Bob Spaulding Bob Spaulding, in addition to being a member of OCCN, has ten years experience as a patent agent. Prior to becoming a patent agent his broad background includes 12 years as president of Quality Communications, Inc., engineering experience at Lear-Siegler, and serving as a Radar Technician in the Air Force. He has a M.A in applied math from Cal State Fullerton and a M.S in applied math and a MS in Financial Engineering from ClaremontGraduateUniversity.
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Time: 10:00 AMIntroductions & Presentation
12:00 PM Lunch & Networking
Location: Cal StateFullerton on Nutwood at Route 57 in Fullerton, in the Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) Building, Room 321. Use the map in this Email for exact location of the building.
Parking: Saturday parking is free. Enter from Nutwood and take Folino Drive north to Parking Lot E. See maps at parking.fullerton.edu.maps for more detail.
Lunch is free with reservation. Send reservations or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out the IEEE-USA consultant’s website atwww.ieeeusa.org/business.