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to the IGA Educational Webinar Series. This series of webinars will help educate you in the correct processes to bring your ideas to market.
Webinars are held…
Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern
2019 Webinar Dates
March 6th — Presenting your ideas to potential licensees with CoFounders Andrew Krauss and Stephen Key.
May 1st — The latest DRTV insider secrets for submitting your product ideas with Carrie Jeske from Will it Launch.
May 29th — Building prototypes with Dr. Konstantin Dolgan from LA New Product Development Team.
June 12th — Manufacturing your product idea and selling it to retailers with Jim DeBetta.
July 10th — How to raise money to launch your business with Kedma Ough.
July 31st — Learn how to be a toy inventor. Mary Couzin founder of ChiTAG – North America‘s largest non-hobby toy and game fair open to the public.
August 14th — The Art & Science of Patent Searching — Learn about prior art searching with Paul Fatehi, Founder of Fintech IP and former Senior Patent Analyst.
September 4th — How to protect those ideas without spending a fortune with Patent Agent Tariq Najee-ullah.
October 2nd – How to market novelty products with inventor of World Famous Billy-Bob Teeth, Jonah White.
October 30th – Learn about the toy industry with inventor Ken Johnson, creator of the second best selling card game, Phase 10.
November 6th – Learn how to contact companies the correct way through LinkedIn with Benjamin Harrison’s new program, Smart Pitch.
December 4th – Learn what it takes to get on QVC and sell thousands with Rick Kellow and his product, The GreatPlate.
2020 Webinar Dates
January 8th – Learn how to license your idea with Mike Van Horst and his product, Push and Hang.
February 12th – How to launch a clothing company with Howie Bush and his product the Dude Robe, as seen on Shark Tank.
More dates to come!
Here are a few of our guest speakers.
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Tariq Najee-ullah has 10 years of USPTO patent examiner insider experience and uses it to efficiently navigate the patent prosecution process. His team at Founders Legal help Tech startups get quality patents more effectively.
Successful Inventor – Inventor of the Great Plate
- Venturing your product idea.
- Starting a business.
- Selling on QVC.
- Selling on Amazon.
- Manufacturing in United States.
- Dealing with copycats.
Category : Kitchen
Paul Fatehi is the Founder of Fintech IP and a former Patent Examiner. An inventor himself, he also was a Senior Patent Analyst for 8 years.
- Licensing your product idea.
- Working a trade show.
- Helping your licensee sell more product.
- Problems with manufacturing yourself.
Category : Hardware
Mary Couzin is the Founder and President at Chicago Toy & Game Week. She is an inventor in many ways: Inventor Conferences, Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs). PlayCHIC, Young Inventor challenge, and the Chicago Toy & Game Fair
Lisa is a successful inventor and Shark Tank contestant.
- Licensing Ideas in health and beauty industries.
- Shark Tank contestant
Category : All industries
Lisa’s success began with her idea for a barrette. While working for the CBS affiliate in Tucson, AZ she often wore her hair up in a French Twist. Friends and co-workers regularly asked how she fashioned the professional up-do so she began to scour stores to find a barrette that would help. When she discovered there was nothing on the market she decided to invent one. A short thirteen months later she had patented, manufactured, sold to stores and ultimately licensed the patent to Scunci® for 20 years of regular income. The product is now sold in stores around the world and has generated over $20M globally!
Since then Lisa has licensed 6 more products to manufacturers including Goody Products®, Scunci®. and Helen of Troy®. In 2007 she licensed Bow Pets from inventor, Shadra Castillo, and redesigned it, filed 3 more patents, manufactured, imported and began selling the modified product, TC Pets®. It won numerous awards and been featured on the ABC reality show Shark Tank where she won the coveted investment of “Shark” Daymond John of FUBU. In 2015 Lisa launched her newest product Masqué Rage.
In addition to successfully commercializing her own products, she has helped numerous companies and inventors.
Toy and game inventor.
Inventor of the card game Phase 10
Collected royalties on the second best game for over 35 years.
- Licensing your toy or game.
Category : Toys & Games
Funding Expert, Kedma Ough is a Small Business Superhero, the author of “Target Funding”, 5th Generation Entrepreneur, Invention Geek, a Keynote Speaker, and has served over 10,000 businesses.
- Raising money for your inventions or start up company.
Jim DeBetta is the author of the top-selling book, “The Business of Inventing”, former Staff Writer for Inventors Digest, has sold over 100 million dollars of products for inventors, and is the Founder and President of DeBetta Enterprises.
Konstantin has a Ph.D. in materials and infrastructure systems engineering. He has an extensive background in mechanical engineering, hydraulics, scientific research, new product development, technology commercialization, project and business management. Konstantin effectively combines his technical knowledge with innovative thinking and leadership skills delivering ground-breaking solutions, products, and services.
Carrie Jeske has been in the inventing community for 20 years. Promoting low cost, high return inventing strategies. She is also the author of, “Sell Crowdfunding Products on TV”.
LinkedIn licensing expert
Featured in Inc.com and Entrepreneur.com
Creator of SmartPitch for inventRight
- Reaching out to potential licensees.
- How to build a profile on LinkedIn.
- Getting companies to reply back to your emails.
Category: All industries
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