What is next at IACT?

Who: Mike Blake
Where: Fairfield University Library room 101
When: Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, 7:00 PM.
Cost: Admission is Free
details: http://inventus.org
directions: http://www.inventus.org/Directions.htm
If you have any questions please contact Prof. Doug Lyon (lyon@docjava.com)



    The differences between a provisional patent application and a non-provisional patent application will be presented. Benefits and disadvantages of the provisional application will be discussed. Other intellectual property may also be discussed such as design patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

    Speaker Biography:

    My intellectual property law practice provides services to individual and business clients. My firm has performed patent, trademark, and copyright legal services for public and privately-held companies and individuals involved in construction, computer hardware, software development, manufacturing, health services, and consumer goods. I have obtained patent protection for clients in a variety of industries including: • Computer systems • Consumer goods • Optics • Power supplies • Complex mechanical devices • Complex electro-mechanical devices • Automobile systems • Wind Turbines • Timepieces (wristwatches) • Packaging systems • Firearms • Biological instruction device • Production of liquid natural gas • Improvements to septic systems • Field programmable gate array architecture • Dairy farm systems I have also registered dozens of trademarks for clients in various industries such as: engineering, manufacturing, control systems, software, automotive, and food supplies. I am registered Patent Attorney and am licensed to practice in Connecticut and California (inactive). I was a professor of law at UCONN School of Law, where I taught in their Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic. I was also an instructor at Fairfield University, where I taught the graduate level engineering course “Management of Intellectual Property Assets.” I am a graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. Prior to attending law school, I worked for four years as a mechanical engineer at Bently Nevada Corporation, now a GE Power Systems business. I received my law degree from the University of Texas. I serve clients nationwide out of my Milford, CT offices. Law Offices of Michael A. Blake, LLC Registered Patent Attorney 95 High Street, Suite 5 Milford, CT 06460 (203)876-5081 phone (203)876-7195 fax www.blake-ip.com mblake@blake-ip.com This presentation made possible by support from IACT, The Inventors Association of Connecticut, The Dolan School of Business and the School of Engineering at Fairfield University. Copyright 2018, The Inventors Association of Connecticut http://www.inventus.org

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