Paula DeWitte (Patent Attorney - Entrepreneur- Software Engineer) + Perfect the Pitch II

Feb 9, 2017, 12:00 – 4:00 AM

Gray Reed McGraw LLC, 1300 Post Oak Blvd. #2000, Houston, 77056

Power Behind Patents + Perfect the Pitch II We decided to bring you Paula DeWitte to the chair and hold a deep discussion on what you need to know to CYA for your startup. Did you know that Paula is a licensed patent attorney and is one of less than sixty licensed Professional Engineers in Texas in the area of Software Engineering? Start writing down all your questions about patents.

In-person event

About this event

"Is Your Idea Totally Unpatentable?"

Come learn how ONE word can put your patent in danger.

Can you afford to invest all your time, hard work and blood, sweat and tears do go down the drain because you were not an informed entrepreneur and your patent is void?

Did you know most attorneys charge you $6,000-8,000.00 and never do a patent search?

This evening can save you thousands and possibly millions should your idea/invention go one to be a success ( as long as your patent is correct.) 

     *Understanding your role of the inventor//entrepreneur

     *Role of the patent - understand how the patent is examined (and why that CYA)

     *Common pitfalls to avoid and save you heartache

     *Your patent rises and falls under the claim - do you understand the patent claim?

     *Recent case law

You will make this decision as an entrepreneur sooner or later. Be informed, know what to look for and make sure you make a precise ask from your attorney--be a savvy legal consumer. 

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Paula DeWitte

    Patent Attorney - Entrepreneur- Software Engineer

When

When

Thursday, February 9, 2017
12:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC

Agenda

Meet + Greet
Quick Pitch
Deep Topic Discussion
Dynamic Q+A
Share an Insight Leanred
Adios!

Organizers

  • Michele Price

    Breakthrough Business Strategies

    Houston's Chapter Director

  • James Phelan

    Village Insights

    Partnership Director

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Dell Technologies

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