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?

Unlocking The Secrets Of The “Cube” For Inventors

Unlocking The Secrets Of The “Cube” For Inventors

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.

Average Joe vs. the Rocket Scientist in the Golden Age of Inventing

Average Joe vs. the Rocket Scientist in the Golden Age of Inventing

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

The Emergence of a Real-Life Flux Capacitor?

The Emergence of a Real-Life Flux Capacitor?

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…

Podcast Interview: Inventor, What Is Holding You Back?

Podcast Interview: Inventor, What Is Holding You Back?

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