Fort Lauderdale, FL., March 16, 2017 / press release / TEDx, known for shaping ideas in the modern age, has invited best selling author and leading Florida Patent Attorney Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., to give an inspirational talk for inventors at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Nova Southeastern University.
Professor Rizvi has spoken at TEDx before, and his popular talk generated 20,000 views on YouTube. Prof. John Rizvi, Esq. the creator of the inventor platform The Patent Professor®, and the author of two recent best selling books for inventors,Think & Grow Rich For Inventors & Escaping the Gray, will be unveiling the secrets to turning seemingly small innocuous ideas into giant killers that reshape entire industries. “I tell the story of how one of my clients, David Cogswell, invented a toilet air purifier® that is selling well at retailers everywhere and recently debuted on the Home Shopping Network. At first, David was embarrassed to tell me about his idea which solves a small, annoying problem: toilet odor,” said Prof. Rizvi. Prof Rizvi will show how small annoying problems like the one David addressed have HUGE potential. The air purifier is now selling extremely well in Walmart, Costco, Sharper Image, Brookstone, Bed, Bath & Beyond, & Amazon. Prof. Rizvi will take the audience on a journey through small, simple, inventions that had a huge impact including discussing Sara Blakely, an inventor whose Spanx® brainchild made her the youngest self-made female billionaire and pushed into her Time Magazine’s list of the top 100 most influential people in the world. The TEDx Talk will be largest audience yet for Prof. Rizvi, who as a Florida Patent Attorney has drawn national acclaim for highlighting the trials and tribulations of being an inventor. This reflects his own journey from those early days with Fish & Neave, a prestigious and revered patent law firm that counts Bell, Edison, the Wright Brothers and Ford among its distinguished list of clients.