Demystifying the Patent Process
About the Session
Calling all innovators! Think you have something patentable, but aren’t sure? Wonder if you should consider seeking Patent protection for your invention? Don't have a clue where to start? This is a highly informative "Patents 101" workshop that will demystify the Patent process for you.
About the Mentor
Managing IP Attorney, John Sotomayor was formerly in-house patent counsel for high-tech startups in RTP, is a former Patent Examiner with the USPTO, and spent the first half of his career as an electrical engineer in the energy, telecommunications, software, and intelligence sectors. His experience includes creating, growing, and maintaining IP departments and portfolios to maximize the return on the investment for all intellectual property assets.
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