Posts Tagged: john calvert


John Calvert, A Champion for Indepenent Inventors

John Calvert, a twenty-four year veteran of the USPTO, retired in June 2014. If you are in the independent inventor or product commercialization communities you undoubtedly know Calvert. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

A Conversation with New UIA Executive Director John Calvert

Many within the independent inventor community are well acquainted with John Calvert. Calvert started out working for the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

USPTO to Hold Inventors Conference in Austin, TX – Sept. 14-15

Inventors who attend these USPTO sponsored inventor conferences will receive practical advice from successful inventors, experienced practitioners and USPTO officials. The registration fee is $80 per person ($70 for …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

USPTO Florida Regional Inventors Conference – April 27-28

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Invent Now® and the National Academy of Inventors™ invite you to the Florida Regional Inventors Conference, a great chance …
By U.S.P.T.O.
8 years ago 0

USPTO to Hold California Independent Inventors Conference

If you are a serious inventor you need to go to this Conference. Last year there were inventors who came to the USPTO campus for the two-day …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

Happy Anniversary: USPTO Celebrates 30 Years of Bayh-Dole

Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the most forward thinking patent legislation since Thomas Jefferson wrote the Patent Act in 1790, which was the third Act of Congress. …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Hook, Line & Sinker: USPTO Warns About Invention Scams

On Thursday, November 4, 2010, I attended the 15th Annual Inventors Conference at the USPTO.  In my article Reporting from the 15th Annual USPTO Inventors Conference I discussed the …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 4

PTO Inventors Conference: Patent Claim Drafting for Inventors

Similarly, inventors shouldn't be rushing out to write their own patent applications and represent themselves pro se. In fact, representing yourself in a patent application is the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 5

Reporting from the 15th Annual USPTO Inventors Conference

All of the morning sessions were open to all attendees followed by break out sessions later in the day where the attendees were able to choose the …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 0

Photo Diary: The USPTO’s 15th Inventors Conference

I was pleasantly surprised to see inventors from all over the country, coming from New Jersey, Georgia, Florida and elsewhere. The Inventors Conference provides a truly unique …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

USPTO to Host 15th Annual Independent Inventors Conference

Like other years, the agenda is filled with great educational programs, such as commercializing intellectual property through licensing, claim drafting for beginners, advanced claim drafting, why file …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0