We’ll Protect your Brand but Your Hair Needs GRACE BY G®

We’ll Protect your Brand but Your Hair Needs GRACE BY G®

The Birth of a BrandWhen Giselle Fermin (seen above) approached me to trademark her newly conceived natural haircare product line, GRACE BY G®,  she signaled her intent to turn her part-time business venture into a powerful brand that could help women  of all ages achieve healthy, lustrous and strong hair ..Continue Reading

Entrepreneur Podcast Network Interviews Prof. Rizvi: Channel Your Inner-MacGyver & Earn Income From Your Patented Idea

Entrepreneur Podcast Network Interviews Prof. Rizvi: Channel Your Inner-MacGyver & Earn Income From Your Patented Idea

I recently shared some of my thoughts on procuring a bulletproof patent with Eric Dye on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network, reminding listeners that some of the biggest licensing deals and royalty payments in history are attached to TINY ideas with GIANT footprints.

How My Client Donal Inman Disrupted the Orthodontic Field By Patenting the Inman Aligner

How My Client Donal Inman Disrupted the Orthodontic Field By Patenting the Inman Aligner

Prof. John Rizvi, Esq.Indentifying & Solving An Industry ProblemWhen Donal Inman first came to see my firm several years ago, he outlined his frustration with standard spring aligners, showing us his new idea for treating cross-bites and overcrowded teeth.  He saw an opportunity to disrupt the field with patented aligners ..Continue Reading

Life & Death Moment at Sea Sparks Marine Invention That Changes an Entire Industry

Life & Death Moment at Sea Sparks Marine Invention That Changes an Entire Industry

My client Troy Faletra knows how to beat the odds both in life and in business. Although I helped patent his remarkable product, the first inflatable throwable device approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, the story behind ThrowRaft is even more incredible.

We’re Not Islands: The Magic of Being Grateful

We’re Not Islands: The Magic of Being Grateful

​ Prof. John RizviWives Who Support Patent AttorneysDear Inventors, Last week was my wife Saba’s birthday (September 26).  However, there was a problem.  As some of you guys know, I had a major speech before 75 or so lawyers at the Broward County Bar Association dinner that conflicted with this date. ..Continue Reading

In Pursuit of the Bulletproof Patent & Profits for your Idea

In Pursuit of the Bulletproof Patent & Profits for your Idea

Prof. John Rizvi, Patent AttorneyCrafting the Bulletproof PatentThe average Inventor only has, on average, 27,375 days to spend on the planet Earth to craft a dream life and build a platform for success.   Arguably at least 416 days or 10,000 hours needs to be spent perfecting your craft or ..Continue Reading

Inventor Workshop, Fort Lauderdale: Intellectual Property – Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Law

Inventor Workshop, Fort Lauderdale: Intellectual Property – Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Law

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

What Raising Chickens Can Teach You About Choosing a Patent Attorney

What Raising Chickens Can Teach You About Choosing a Patent Attorney

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

Calling All Average Joes, Tinkerers, Rocket Scientists, Entrepreneurs & Inventors… The Time Is NOW!

Calling All Average Joes, Tinkerers, Rocket Scientists, Entrepreneurs & Inventors… The Time Is NOW!

Whether you are building the next Rubik’s Cube, Toilet Purifier or Flux Capacitor, you will one day need a BULLETPROOF patent to protect your idea and ultimately reap profits. Start this journey by joining the conversation on my social media platforms….

Overcoming the Embarrassment of Effort – Lessons Learned from a Patent Attorney

Overcoming the Embarrassment of Effort – Lessons Learned from a Patent Attorney

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?