Our 20th Newsletter Has Arrived!

Week of September 16, 2019                             Newsletter Issue #20

In the IGA Newsletter, you’ll find a bi-monthly update on all things inventing including success stories, inventor resources, events, and other content focused on reinvigorating your inventing spirit!

IGA Spotlight

Welcome to our 20th Newsletter!

Its been a great 10 months sharing our newsletter with you, from events to celebrating inventors. We hope you have enjoyed it as much as we do putting it together! Send us an email at [email protected] and let us know your favorite part of the newsletter. Do you have an inventor success story? An event coming up in your inventors’ group? We’d love to hear from you!

Inventor Success Stories

Congratulations Mike Fisher on your licensing deal!

Mike Fisher licensed his product, Hook-N-Stays Buttonhook
Magnetic Collar Stays
to Wurkin Stuffs. Congratulations!

Buy It Here!

Open Innovation

Before considering presenting your product idea to an Open Innovation company, watch this webinar!

We held an educational webinar on March 6th about how to review a potential licensee to see if your idea is a good fit with Co-Founders Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key. To watch the recorded playback of this webinar, click Here and scroll to the bottom of the page!

Educational Webinar Series

Did you learn about the Art & Science of Patent Searching? If you missed this webinar, Click Here and scroll to the bottom of the page to watch!

Have you seen our past eight educational webinars?

Did you learn how to present your ideas to potential licensees with Co Founders Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key? Did you learn how to be a toy inventor? These are just two of our webinars! Topics include prototyping, patents, selling to retailers, licensing, raising money, and toy inventing!

We have many more speakers in our educational webinar series, and we cannot wait to share their expertise with you!

Have you registered for a previous webinar? New to our webinars? Either way, we are starting a new set of presenters, so please sign up ahead of time (right now!) so you don’t miss all of this great information!

Please sign up ASAP here

The Webinars are held Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern
We will share a recording of each presentation on our site.

See our next guest speakers and save the date!

Learn More & Sign Up Here!

Current Events

Come to the IP BASH! – In 1 day!

The Georgia IP Alliance (GIPA) proudly presents the 2nd IP Bash in Atlanta Tech Village (ATV) to showcase independent innovation enablers in our intellectual property (IP) ecosystem, including IP boutique firms, licensing experts, IP strategists, venture capitalist, angel investors, IP insurers, and local entrepreneurs.

This IP Bash is a social networking event to connect inventors with innovation enablers to ultimately accelerate commercialization cycle of innovation, benefiting local economy. – IP Bash

When: September 18th, 2019
Where: The Atlanta Tech Villiage
Learn More Here!

Tech to Market Event Coming Soon!

If you have an idea, a product, or technology which can make the energy sector more efficient, sign up for the Tech to Market Event!

Take a Look!

The 17th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair – North America’s largest toy & game fair open to the public with experiential and immersive events, interactive exhibits and activities for all ages!  Play is pivotal in cognitive development and social skills. Expand your brains, have fun, discover and experience new toys and games! Come out and play with us at the Fair!

When: Saturday, November 23rd.  10am Fair opens to public, closes at 6pm
Sunday, November 24th.  10am Fair opens to public, closes at 5pm
Where: Navy Pier, Festival Hall A & B, 840 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Learn More!

Lint Card, a product made by an inventor!

Take a look at Raphael Thomas’ product, the Lint Card! “Don’t let fur, lint, and fuzz detract from your outfit!” – LC
If your product/invention is on the market and would like to add it to our Inventor Products Database on our website, please contact us at [email protected]
Buy Lint Card Here!

Trade Shows & Highlights

We had a blast at the 7th Annual
Michigan Inventors Expo!

This event was a huge success! We want to thank
everyone for coming out and having fun with us!

Inventor Resources

A New Forum?


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