IGA’s June Newsletter has arrived! 

June 2020 Newsletter Issue #31
Congratulations, Sam Perkins, for creating a product that is saving & improving lives!
Sam Perkins is the pioneering mind behind Purgenix, an air purification technology that uses Ultra-Violet Germicidal Irradiation to destroy pathogens and is currently being used by Harrison Memorial Hospital to combat the spread of Covid19 and this patented technology is being used to prevent other Hospital-Acquired Infections. Congrats, Sam, for an invention that is saving and improving lives! – KY Inventors
Sam is a member of the Inventors Network KY. Learn more! https://www.kyinventors.org/
Yet another huge turn out at our 2nd Inventors Online Meeting!

A big shout out to the 100 inventors who joined us to connect and learn! There were inventors from dozens of states here in the U.S. as well as India, Ireland, Slovenia, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, Italy, and South Africa!

Thank you Trish Dowling, VP of Merchandising at Allstar Innovations, for taking our questions face-to-face, and inspiring our inventing community. We are stronger, together.

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Are you ready for our next Inventors Online Meeting?!
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Be an insider with us and sit alongside our Toy Expert on July 8th! Azhelle Wade from The Toy Coach will be revealing the tricks of the trade for coming up with toy ideas as well as what it takes to be a toy inventor!

Learn about her career as a toy inventor, the companies she has worked for (including Toys R Us, Party City, and Creative Kids!), and then dive into the toy design & development process that many toy companies go through. She will also uncover some very important resources that will help you along your toy inventing journey! Join us for an intimate insider conversation & mini masterclass with Azhelle on July 8th!

Inventors Online meetings take place once a month, and they are designed to give you resources, pathways, leadership, and guidance. You will get an opportunity to talk to your peers, ask questions, and get advice and help from guest experts.
How to sign up:

1. Sign in and click on Inventors Online, under Member Resources.
2. Sign up for the meeting with our form! If you are already logged in, you can click here! You will get an email with the link to join.

Note: If you have already signed up, you do not need to sign up again. You will get an email with the link to join. We are limiting our Zoom Inventors Online meetings to 100 people. We currently have 250+ signed up. Please show up early to ensure you are able to join in on the discussion. If our meeting maxes out, we apologize for the inconvenience.
Bring your questions!

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When do you need a patent? Join us on July 1st for our next Educational Webinar with Registered Patent Attorney & Founder of Ward Law Office LLC, Jake Ward! At 4pm Pacific, learn about when you actually don’t need a patent!

Jacob “Jake” M. Ward is a Registered Patent Attorney and Founder of Ward Law Office LLC, a boutique law firm specializing in the practice of patent and trademark law. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toledo, College of Law, where he instructs on patent law and patent practice. Mr. Ward’s legal practice consists of preparation and prosecution of patent applications in various technical arts, as well as preparation and prosecution of trademark applications, at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

He is also the founding author of the Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog, which provides light commentary on the practice of patent law, trademark law, and science & technology.

Towards the end of each webinar we hold a live Q & A for our guest speakers, but we don’t have enough time for every question. Send your question early to support with the subject, “VIP Question to Jake” to be considered!

The Webinars are held on Wednesdays at 4pm Pacific / 7pm Eastern
We will share a recording of each presentation on our site. If you have signed up for a past educational webinar, you don’t need to sign up again.
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Why You Should Focus On Designing Solutions For Needs
“Products that are more of needs than wants are always going to be in demand. That’s why, as you decide where to target your creativity, I believe you should consider creating solutions and improvements for needs.
And I do believe targeting is the right word, because you can target your creativity anywhere.That’s how people who create full-time make a living. You can’t wait for inspiration to strike.” – Stephen Key, Forbes
Read the Article Here!
Episode 85: Dennis Clayton and Stow-N-Spin Part 1 – The Invention Stories Podcast
Episode 85: “Dennis Clayton is a lot of fun to listen to. He has that type of personality that frankly…makes you smile. Maybe it’s his thick southern accent that reminds you that he’s a hardworking honest man from Georgia. You know how there is that one person at a party that people migrate to…the one you can…” – ISP

Learn about The Invention Stories Podcast! “Those of us at Invention Stories have a small and simple goal in mind – to bring invention to all, help inventors to invent, and give free exposure to those who do. It is our goal to make invention a clearer and easier process by developing a community and resource pool for inventors and providing free exposure to them as well.” – ISP

Listen to the Podcast Episode Here!
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