============== (Educating Inventors Since 1993) ==============
Saturday, August 3rd, Main Event In Sunnyvale, CA
Bay Area Chapter Main Event:
Two Speakers - Both Very Experienced Veterans In The Business Of Inventing
  • "An Inventor, And Investor And A Patent Examiner Walk Into A Bar"
    Lecture And Q&A With Bob Weber

  • "The Dos And Don'ts Of Inventing"
    Exciting New Interview Format Featuring Larry Udell 


Note: Due to scheduling requirements we needed to place July meeting at the begining of August.
(July Meeting = Saturday, August 3rd)
(August Meeting = Saturday, August 31st)

"An Inventor, An Investor And A Patent Examiner Walk Into A Bar"
Bob Weber, Managing Director at Patent Kinetics, LLC
Featured Speaker
Bob Weber
Managing Director at Patent Kinetics, LLC 
  • How does one value an invention? 
  • How does one value a patent?
  • How does one communicate value to potential licensees and investors?
  • Under what circumstances should an inventor file for patent protection?
  • What are the positives and negatives of seeking patent protection?
  • In what ways can inventors work with registered patent attorneys?
About The Speaker
Robert Weber is a successful intellectual property professional, inventor, serial entrepreneur, management consultant, and senior executive. Presently, he is Managing Director of Patent Kinetics, LLC, a company that helps clients build and monetize valuable patent portfolios. He is an inventor with more than 25 issued US patents and a number of foreign counterparts. He has helped companies develop and monetize high value patents.  


The Dos And Don'ts of Inventing 
Larry Udell, Executive Director at California Invention Center and at Intellectual Property International, Ltd.

Featured Speaker
Larry Udell
Executive Director at California Invention Center and at Intellectual Property International, Ltd.
Andrew Krauss will interview Larry Udell about the dos and don'ts of inventing. Based on his decades of experience Larry will answer questions about patents, prototypes, licensing, venturing, raising money and more. 
A big thank you to Inventors Alliance Vice President Ray Tom for suggesting this new engaging interview format. We'll be using this format more and more in the future and believe it will be an engaging and entertaining way for inventors to learn from our expert guests. 
About The Speaker

Lawrence J. Udell serves as Executive Director of both the California Invention Center and Intellectual Property International, Ltd. He has created and taught "New Ventures and Entrepreneurship" courses for over 25 years, plus a special course on, "Technology Marketing"at the Cal-State Hayward, School of Business and Economics. He has served as a Lecturing Professor at U.C. Berkeley teaching a course on Technology Transfer & Commercialization, plus other universities in the U. S. and Canada. He is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society, and is co-founder and Managing Director of the Silicon Valley Chapter of LES. He also serves as Senior Consultant to General Patent Corporation of Suffern, NY.

Founder of over 30 corporations, he provides consulting to both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. He lectures frequently at inventor, corporate and government functions throughout America and for the USPTO. Also in other countries for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO division of the United Nations).



Saturday - August 3rd, 2013


10:00 am - 10:30 am - Check-In & Networking

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Bob Weber's Talk 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Networking & Lunch

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New! - $9.99 buffet including your choice of 25 items
Plus you can add a beer for $1 if you like
Our members are inventors, engineers, patent attorneys, manufacturing experts, marketing experts and others with a wide range of expertise. Take advantage of the buffet and this fantastic networking opportunity. Many members have made critical contacts that helped them move their products forward at past Inventors Alliance meetings.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Interview With Inventing Expert Larry Udell (Using New Interview Format!)

Dosa N. Biryani Fresh Indian Grill & Bar
252 E. Java Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089

PARKING - There is plenty of free parking available in parking lot just in front of restaurant.

Not A Member? 
Get access to this meeting(plus all monthly meetings as long as your membership is current) and the membership benefits by joining! See a complete list of membership benefits below.
$40 Quarterly Membership 
(Which is equal to $13.33 a month)

Prefer To Attend As A Non-Member?
You can just pay for one meeting. If you like the meeting and decide to become a member, we will refund your entire meeting fee (up to five days after the event).  
$30 Non-Member One Time Meeting Fee

Current Members 
If you are a member who has paid for and has a current membership, simply reply to this email with your full name and "Member" in the subject line. Like this ......"Bob Smith - Member".We'll check your name against the membership database and have a name tag for you at the door.
Membership Benefits 
One Time Event Registration
$40 Quarterly Membership
(Works out to be $13.33 a month)

Access to one monthly meeting

Access to ALL "IN PERSON" Bay Area monthly meetings as long as your membership is current

Access to the members only video archive of 
past meetings featuring experts of all kinds showing you how to sell, protect your ideas and more!

*Ask questions below videos. Whenever possible we'll get speakers to log into the video archive and answer your questions.


EXPERTS WEBINARS - One new webinar every month

*Attend from your home or office and ask questions live

*Or view the re-play in the video archive anytime simply by logging into the video archive site 24/7


Members Directory & Networking -
Via members only group on linkedIN

Network online with other members through the forums or if you choose to, invite them into your network. (accept only the people you want in your network)


Forum for members only on linkedIN
  • Get Answers To Your Inventing Questions from other members and even sometimes past speakers

Past Speaker Access - Ask the past speakers questions below their video in the Video Archive site and get answers

Vendor give aways - both services and products will be given away!

Jobs - Post jobs and view jobs available

Inventors Alliance Platinum Sponsors

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As always, we wish you much success in all your invention-related endeavors.

Andrew Krauss
Inventors Alliance President

Inventors Alliance
Educating People With Ideas Since 1993

Phone: 650-964-1576 or 877-INV-ENTx