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Patents 101 1/2 -- Three Topics in Patenting

  • 04/13/2012
  • 7:00 PM
  • Room 202, Argyros Forum Building, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866


Learn:  (1) how to write a U.S. provisional Utility patent application (40 min,); (2) the ins and outs of Design patents; (25 min.) and (3) an introduction to International patenting (25 min.)

Speaker on Provisional Patent Applications

Michael McEntee: Michael McEntee: In 1975, Attorney Michael McEntee started a successful manufacturing company making electronic games and sold it in 1977. He then practiced patent and trademark law in Beverly Hills for 21 years. He then moved to Huntington Beach where he has continued to practice law for the last 11 years. His background in engineering includes mechanical and electromechanical engineering, coatings, metallurgical engineering, welding, metal forming, casting, rapid prototyping, composite plastic and injection mold building, circuit board fabrication, and CAD.

Speaker on Design Patents

Kevin Prince: Kevin is a co-founder, often president, and board member of the Inventors Forum and is a registered patent agent. His company, QuickPatents, has over the last two years filed over 1% of all the design patents filed in the U.S., making him the largest single filer of design patents in the country for independent inventors!

Speaker on International Patenting

George White:  George is a registered patent agent who has filed many PCT International applications as well as directed the national stage entry of those PCT applications and also managed the direct filing of applications in Canada and Tiawan.

Registration starts at 7:00 P.M. and the seminar starts at 7:30 P.M. and lasts about 90 minutes.
Door fees are $10 for non-members and $5 for members.

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