Don’t Miss “Capturing Intellectual Property” Silicon Valley Workshop Oct-19-2013

Written by Sean Murphy. Posted in Events, Legal Issues, skmurphy, Workshop

Register for  “How to Invent” for free Udemy course at

“How To Invent” is a step-by-step guide for non-inventors to start inventing. It is organized as  screencast lectures, practice sessions, and quizzes. It  offers process for capturing on paper key ideas in your head that you want to document as intellectual property and possibly protect as inventions by patenting them. This on-line workshop is a great way to learn more about Bill Meade insights and teaching style.

Don’t Miss Bill Meade’s Hands On Silicon Valley Workshop

He is also offering a live workshop “Capturing Intellectual Property” in Sunnyvale, CA on Sat-October-19-2013. Bill normally only offers private workshops for larger firms but this one is open to anyone with ideas that they want to document. This hands-on workshop will cover:

  • What is intellectual property (IP)
  • The forms and functions of legal IP protections
  • The IP system and its functioning (on one slide)
  • Capturing an invention
  • Checking the invention for enablement
  • How to capture invention if you work in a big company

Who should attend:

  1. Engineers who have never filled out an invention disclosure form.
  2. Section managers/Scrum Masters who are interested in learning what types and quantities of IP they should be seeing from their product development efforts.
  3. Patent agents and attorneys who are not “seeing enough” IP from their project teams and would like to capture more.

Bill Meade is an intellectual property consultant at BasicIP.   In addition to capturing inventions, Bill has substantial experience in disclosure evaluation, IP portfolio management, business side of litigating patents, and licensing patents. He is the former patent portfolio manger for HP’s LaserJet group, has run over 200 invention workshops across US and around world. Bill has a Ph.D. in marketing and has taught college courses since 1990.

Register NowSaturday, October 19, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
Sunnyvale, CA

I interviewed Bill on “Inventors and IP Management” in 2010 for the EE Times “Entrepreneurial Engineer” column.

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