Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ SATC 3463 Magic
Inventors Visiting: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Q/A with Alan Beckley 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Presentation: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
San Antonio Technology Center (SATC)
3463 Magic Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78229
Alamo Inventors, Inc
Innovation, The Inhibitors, The Myths, & The Amazing Opportunities
Alan Morgan Jr.
Alan Morgan Jr., the CEO and President of INNOVAUM, LLC which is a product development design firm located in Corpus Christi, Texas will discuss changes to the age-old prototyping process which is affecting the product development world as a whole and how this is generating unbelievable opportunities for inventors from all walks of life.
Alan started Innovaum with a vision that humanity has barely scratched the surface of innovation and invention believing that the vast majority of great ideas leave the world unheard and unshared. He will discuss the inhibitors to innovation, why people keep ideas to themselves and how they can overcome these hurdles. He will also go over some of the current myths concerning the product development process and how to manage expectation versus reality when dealing with these traditional lines of thought.
Innovaum strives to help inventors reach their goals by reducing the stress associated with the ambiguity of the product development cycle. They utilize innovation to produce functioning prototypes, brainstorming sessions to arrive at unique solutions, and strategic partners to ensure that the inventors receive the best information, service, and products ready to hit the market. Feel free to visit Innovaum at www.innovaum.com to see how they are steadily building the most convenient one-stop-shop approach guiding ideas to mass production and sales.
First Featured Article
So, You’ve Been Knocked Off. Congratulations!
Second Featured Article
How to Make a Demo Video That Sells
Third Featured Article
Licensing vs. Manufacturing
Fourth Featured Article
Breaking the Rules
Sample Confidentiality Agreements
The New Patent Law Has Problems For Inventors
Independent inventors and start-up’s depend on strong patents to defend their inventions, however recent changes to the patent law have significantly weakened inventor’s intellectual property rights to the point that they can no longer depend on their patents to protect their innovations. For information on the intellectual property problems, please see the movie, Invalidated: The Shredding Of The US Patent System. Click the below image for a trailer of the movie/documentary. You can also see the documentary on Amazon and iTunes , free with Amazon Prime subscription, or $2 otherwise.
For additional information on the patent problems, click Here.
Question & Answer Session w/ Alan Beckley
During the inventors visiting hour from 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM in the meeting room, Alan Beckley will be available, via Skype, to answer your invention questions. For more information on Alan Beckley, see the information provided in the Licensing section below.
Excellent Training Courses
at UTSA Institute for Economic Development
Brochure & Courses
Entrepreneur Courses at San Antonio Main Library
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Licensing? CHECK OUT
World’s Largest Licensing Library
Top 10 Books On Prototypes
Top 10 Books On Inventing
How To Make “Proto-Putty”
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Alan Beckley is a Dallas, Texas inventor who successfully licensed his invention, the Wonder Wallet for royalties to Allstar Products. In the first year, over 1,000,000 wallets were sold. Now, he helps others to license their inventions by leveraging what he has learned.
United States Patent & Trademark Office Information
Patent Classification Standards and Development
Patent Pro Bono Program For Independent Inventors And Small Businesses
USPTO Pro Se Assistance Program
A-Z Definitions Of Intellectual Property Terminology
Basic Facts About Trademarks: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later
How To Conduct A Preliminary U.S. Patent Search
Protect Yourself Against Invention Promotion Scams
Be Sure To Read The Inventor Articles In Inventors Digest and visit United Inventors Association as well as Inventors TV
Big Idea School
Mary Lou and Dennis Green are offering their Big Idea School Course bundle on special for $97. The four online courses will help you to turn your big idea into a real product that people will want to buy.
This private Facebook group is a community of inventors that come together to discuss wins, challenges and much more, moderated by Alan Beckley, with the goal of helping inventors help each other with tips, tricks and advice.
Inventors Helping Inventors Podcast
Inventors Helping Inventors is a new podcast for inventors, on iTunes , Stitcher and Google Play . Every week, the host Alan Beckley, will interview an interesting successful inventor and ask them the questions you want to know, such as What did they do before they became an inventor?; What was one of their greatest challenges as an inventor and how did they overcome it?; and What advice would they give to a new inventor just getting started? The first podcast will interview Stephen Key.
Learn Professional CAD
Free CAD Software With Intuitive Tutorials
Fusion 360 is free to students, teachers, small businesses making less than $100,000 per year, and hobbyists using Fusion 360 for non-commercial purposes. Click here (AutoDesk) to see the license information and activation instructions and here to download. The CAD files can be saved privately or shared, as desired and the software can be used either online or offline. The Fusion 360 license is renewable yearly for free.
Click here (YouTube) to view 13 excellent and intuitive Fusion 360 lessons by Paul McWhorter. It’s surprising how easy an advanced CAD program can be learned with the right instructions!
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About Alamo Inventors, Inc
Founded in 2000, the Alamo Inventors organization holds monthly meetings for the inventor community and provides access to resources supporting the inventing, entrepreneurship, and patent protection process. Monthly programs include a network hour prior to the meeting. Member meetings include a notable guest speaker who typically shares their experience and advice about their journey of taking their idea to market.
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