Great Ideas + Low Cash = Build Your Own BadAss Patent Protection

by Eduardo Drake | at Minnebar spring 2020 (canceled)

Curious about getting into the patent game with minimal financial risk? Yes. Then, this session is for you.

Veteran patent lawyer who loves connecting and teaching, Eduardo Drake, will share the essentials of building a quality provisional patent application without getting lost in hyper legalese. In this fast-paced session, you'll learn:

*Why patents were invented; *What a provisional patent app is; *Why to file one; *What to include and exclude; *Top do's and don'ts; *Key value-add strategies;
*When not to file your own. *Where and how to file it.

You'll see an example of a currently pending provisional application illustrating key principles. You'll receive free access to an Invenja group jam session to address questions you have in building your own provisional patent application.

All levels

Eduardo Drake

Eduardo Drake lives in the Twin Cities as father, artist, tango dancer yogi, patent wizard, and entrepreneur. He’s also founder of Fantastic IP Consulting and The Oneness Company. In both endeavors, he's wholly committed to delivering wisdom, imagination, and enthusiasm.

At Fantastic IP (changing to Invenity Law), Eduardo focuses 25+ years of legal wisdom and know-how on multiplying the value of ideas and businesses with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related licensing and risk mitigation strategies and execution, Prior to founding Fantastic IP in 2011, Eduardo served as a shareholder at national patent powerhouse Schwegman Lundberg, winner of 15 top-ten national rankings for patent quality. He's on a mission to help fired up entrepreneurs change the world--- any way he can. He's also been recognized as an IP SuperLawyer for 8 years. Eduardo believes that the world is better off when more people can share and profit from their creative insights and wants to make it easier for more people to get their ideas into the world.

The Oneness Company is a venture founded to proliferate technologies (know-how, mindsets, frameworks, distinctions, etc) that promote human thriving, particularly technologies that multiply human connection, creativity, and celebration-- three evidence-based pathways to greater resilience and energy. Its flagship offering Connectorcise is a 60-minute workout which explores and expands our capacity to silently and verbally navigate the sensory experience of human connection through deeper seeing, listening, and speaking

Eduardo earned an electrical engineering degree from Mississippi State University, a law degree from University of Virginia, and a 200-hour Transformational Coaching and Leadership Training (TCLT) certification from The Circling Institute in San Francisco (led by Guy Sengstock, world renowned founder of Circling, which is sometimes called relational yoga or intersubjective meditation).