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Note to better benefit our members and meeting attendees we are going to a twice monthly meeting format in the Denver Metro Area to offer a more diverse range of inventor educational presentations and provide for added networking sessions to help accelerate our members potential for success.  There is no charge for members to attend meetings, non-members pay $15 per meeting ($10 per meeting in Loveland-Fort Collins area due to no snacks and drinks)-that can be paid through the RMIA website under the "Join Us" tab, via Meetup.com, or at the door, we accept cash, checks, and credit cards, thank-you. 


For general meeting information contact: Roger Jackson  Phone: 303-271-9468    Email: roger@jacksonesquire.com   

(The Denver Metro Area Meetings are the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Location is always at Vesta Technology's Offices at 13050 West 43rd Drive, Suite 300, Golden, CO 80403

  (Click here for a map)      Snacks and drinks are always provided free of charge.

Special Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting will be announced, for Learning How to do a Top Quality Patent Search (note this class is repeated every quarter or so, due to its popularity);

Speaker: Training staff at the Denver Public Library

Topic:  Hands on (on computer terminal) training for PubWEST  - US Patent Office patent & patent application publication search tool.   In addition, the Denver Public Library will have the capability of the US Patent Office PubEAST system, which is the search tool for accessing multiple patent and publication databases worldwide, if you learn this system PubEAST and PubWEST systems-you will have the same capability as an Examiner at the US Patent Office for quality searching. 

 Speaker:  Time: 6:00PM to 8:00PM

ggggggggggggIn conjunction with our affiliation with the Denver Public Library and in accordance with the Rocky Mountain Inventors Association (RMIA) mission to be an inventors non-profit educational organization we are offering training for you the inventor to become a top quality searcher and to save hundreds if not thousands of dollars, so why pay for someone else to do your search when you can learn to do a top quality search yourself, especially if you have numerous ideas you want to check out search wise. 

The location is at the Denver Public Library-Main Branch 13th & Broadway, NW corner-go to the 3rd floor to "Reference" located on the (south central side of building) map link here and ask for access to "PubWEST" (they will help you) which is the enhanced patent search system that Patent Examiners use at the Patent Office in Washington DC-"PubWEST" has enhanced features for searching that are NOT available online-this is only available locally at the Denver Public Library and the Denver Patent Office (when it opens this July), this is the best searching you can do, as it is the same system that the Patent Office Examiners use (note this is NOT available online)-so if you are serious about doing a quality search, this is a must attend-meeting size is limited to 12 people who can have "hands-on" learning on a terminal, we can accommodate more than 12 people, but you will just be able to watch the training, we will have another class if needed.      Click here to learn more about how PubWEST is superior as compared to general online search.   Note that for the training class only-go up to the 4th floor directly above the previously identified "Reference" to the small computer training room for the class, however, for just using the PubWEST on your own, then you go to the 3rd floor Reference.   On parking, area street parking on Acoma, Bannock, and 12th, as the street parking meters are free after 6PM, you may have to pay for 15 minutes at 25 cents, or you can park in the Art Museum garage for $4 for the evening-enter the garage on 12th between Broadway and Acoma.                         

Denver Public Library Inventors Meeting for Basic Patent Search will be announced in the future;

Speakers: Louie Casem and Steve Schneck (both Live in person) of the Denver Public Library who also teach the PubWEST and PubEAST classes above

Topic: Basic patent searching

Description: Unless you are a very experienced patent searcher-it is highly recommended you take this basic searching class prior to taking either PubWEST or PubEAST above.  This class is put on by the Denver Public Library with assistance from the Rocky Mountain Inventors Association, the basic searching class is open to the public and there is no fee to attend. 

Special Event - Grand Opening of the Denver Branch of  the United States Patent Office on June 30 at 10AM;

Location:  Denver Branch of the United States Patent Office at 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO (map link here) 

As this event is at a secured government building you MUST RSVP with your full name (organization-if any) no later than June 16, 2014 via email at;

DenverRSVP@uspto.gov        

Please arrive with a photo ID - doors will open at 9:15AM to allow time for security checks.   

 

Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Thursday, June 12th, 2014;
 
Speakers:  Bonnie Kaake & Roger Jackson
 
 
Topic:  Branding (trademarking) your product, what are the marketing and legal issues
 
 
Speakers Bios:
 
Bonnie has over 30 years experience in marketing a variety or companies and Roger has over 15 years experience as an intellectual property attorney 
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Bonnie - phone 303-980-5567   email bgkaake@biz-consult.com   
Roger -   phone 303-271-9468   email roger@jacksonip.com    
 
 
Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Thursday, June 26th, 2014;
 
Speaker:  Garry Neff
 
 
Topic:  My experiences in a successful product launch
 
 
Speaker Bio:
 
Garry has started a company called Hatch Lift in 2011 that is an RV door special lift and has sold over 10,000 units to date, he will share his experiences in starting and growing his company and in going to the US Patent Office to demo his product.  
 
 
Speaker Contact:
 
Phone: 303-901-8150
 
 
Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Thursday, July 10th, 2014;
 
Speaker:  Gina Williams
 
 
Topic:  The Quiet Power of Listening
 
Description: In a fast paced world of constantly evolving technology, our communication skills have suffered.  Once you regain your natural ability to to listen you can live a more joyful, abundant, and fulfilled life!  The revolutionary ideas you will receive today are the foundation of Gina's speaking and coaching business, Live in Tune.  Her ideas can help you to unleash your creative potential.  


In this engaging keynote presentation you will learn how rapidly advancing technology is undermining our communication skills and how you can use The Quiet Power of Listening to revolutionize your business, health, relationships, and world.  This inspiring speech addresses the root of the problem and offers hope for change.  In this fast paced word, Gina gives us a refreshing answer to the critical personal and professional challenges we all face.

Bio:

Gina Williams

Founder of Live in Tune Enterprises and creator of the innovative new thought technology, Tuning the Human Instrument, Gina Williams has spent the last decade studying the connection between the human voice and our ability to create what matters to us.  Through speaking, clinics, and workshops, she can teach you how effective communication is essential to the success of your business, relationships, and dreams. Gina is devoted to helping people live in creative freedom.

 
Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Thursday, July 24th, 2014;
 
Speaker:  Ben Williams
 
 
Topic:  What it Takes to get a Patent
 
 
Speaker Bio: Ben Williams is a registered patent agent who will discuss novelty and non-obviousness and will talk about what a patent       claim really is.    
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Speaker Contact:
 
Phone: 720-328-5343
Email: ben@wip.net
 
 
 
Colorado Springs Metro Area Inventors Meetings are suspended for now-watch for a future announcement;

(The Colorado Springs Metro Area including the Pikes Peak area Meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of each month 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

For general information on Colorado Springs area meetings contact Doug Estrada at;

Phone: 719-648-7122   Email: doug@woodland-park.net   

The location for the Colorado Springs area meetings is 10605 Green Mountain Falls Road, Green Mountain Falls, CO 80819

(Go to the far back building in the room next to the indoor basketball court)

Click here for a map to the Colorado Springs Area meetings.   

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Fort Collins / Loveland Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Thursday, June 5th, 2014; 

(The Fort Collins / Loveland area meetings are normally the 1st Thursday of each month, from 6:00-7:45 p.m.)

Location for this meeting only is at the Loveland Creators Space
125 East 5th Street, Loveland, Colorado 80537 (Click here for a map)
Note: The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the Loveland Creators Space and what it can offer the individual inventor. 
Information: Don Suriani - Phone: 970-290-8100   Email: summitdesign@mesanetworks.net
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