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
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
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
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