Score Intellectual Property WorkshopHow to go about protecting your ideaI will be presenting a workshop on patent, trademark, and copyright law this Wednesday, September 19, 2018, for SCORE, the Service Corp of Retired Executives, an amazing non-profit organization that provides assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs. The seminar will ..Continue Reading
John Rizvi, Esq.My Confessional to InventorsWhen I was a kid growing up in Topeka, Kansas, there were farms everywhere and a rudimentary knowledge of chicken farming was widespread. I’m not in Kansas anymore, but I never really got away from my love of chickens. Not many people know this about ..Continue Reading
Have you ever tried REALLY HARD to achieve something and fallen face first in the dirt? It is tempting to downplay our effort because “trying hard” is not cool. Success is supposed to come easy for those that are “meant” to be successful, right?
When Erno Rubick first stumbled upon his idea for a three-dimensional puzzle contained in a cube in 1974, he was a lowly paid Professor of Architecture, earning less than $200 per month, with no specific desire to the change the world or attain financial riches.
As the dust settles in the third decade of the Internet era, URBO news site echoed the conclusions of my recent TEDx Talk which unequivocally states that normal, everyday Americans are changing the world with small, simple ideas at greater rates than the rocket scientists at NASA or the freakishly ..Continue Reading
Inventors know me as a champion of simple ideas. However, every now and then a flux capacitor does make an appearance out of the inventing ether…
Millenial to CEO Interviews Prof. John RizviWhen Millennial to CEO Podcast recently interviewed Prof. John Rizvi, nationally known as The Patent Professor, it emphasized two key risks that Inventors often fail to heed: Loose lips sink ships and using Google to research your idea could allow rivals to uncover related ..Continue Reading
Prof. John Rizvi National Patent Attorney quote-left “Cour-age”: Mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. This word came up several times in my keynote speech to the Inventors Society of South Florida (ISSF), as I faced a crowd filled with creators, innovators and entrepreneurs ..Continue Reading
Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., nationally known as The Patent Professor® will be delivering his inaugural address to the Inventors Society of South Florida on June 9th, 2018, focusing on how entrepreneurs should think BIG if they want to strike it rich with their ideas. For more information on this event ..Continue Reading