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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@jacksonip.com   

(The Denver Metro Area Meetings are on various days as announced twice each month 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM)

Locations are as announced;

Vesta Technology's Offices at 13050 West 43rd Drive, Suite 300, Golden, CO 80403  (Click here for a map)     

Denver Community Church at 1101 South Washington Street, Denver, CO 80210 (Click here for a map)

Snacks and drinks are always provided free of charge.

Special Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on will be announced in the future being from 6PM to 8PM, 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 PubWESTyou will have the same capability as an Examiner at the US Patent Office for quality searching.   We will also discuss the world wide patent technology classification system termed the Cooperative Patent Classification or CPC system this will make worldwide searching much more efficient as every patent office in the world will have the same technology classification system.

 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. 

 
  • Denver Metro Area Inventors Meeting on Monday, October 27th, 2014 from 7PM to 9PM;

 
Speaker:  Roger Jackson-Patent Attorney
 
 
Topic:  The US Patent Office America Invents Act (AIA) First to File Provisions that have changed to the Inventors Benefit
 
Location: Denver Community Church-see above for map link
 
 
  • This class will be based on what the US Patent Office Examiners go through, everyone in attendance will receive a laminated quick reference card for understanding the First to File provisions, plus attendees will receive a 17 page handout with real world examples of how the first to file system works,  it is important for an inventor to understand how prior art is qualified to be used against your patent application and what the effect of yours and others public disclosures (say at a trade show) effect whether a particular piece of prior art can be used against you, plus strategies for eliminating a particular piece of prior art that the patent office wants to use against your patent application.   

    Roger has over 15 years experience as a patent attorney and 23 years previous experience as a professional engineer and holds a MBA degree in Finance.  

 
Speaker Contact:
 
Email: roger@jacksonip.com  
 
 
Special Denver Meeting at the Denver Patent Office for Basic Patent & Trademark Training presented in conjunction with the Native American Chamber of Commerce on November 5, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1PM at 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO map link here
 
This meeting is open and free to the public but requires a RSVP click here to register, also as this meeting is at a federal building you will need a drivers license or passport and allow time for security checks.
 
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 are suspended for now-watch for future announcement 

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