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Thinking Big at the Alabama Conference for Inventors

January 23, 2003 -- Inventors and experts from around the country will be getting together on February 20 at The Alabama Conference for Inventors. The conference, sponsored by the Jacksonville State University Center for Economic Development and the Small Business Development Center, will be held at the University’s Houston Cole Library in Jacksonville.

All inventors are welcome and encouraged to attend the Conference which is aimed at helping eliminate some of the barriers to successful inventing as well as providing inventors with good ideas for furthering their ideas. Experts will address a variety of topics: patents, Internet research, intellectual property laws, evaluating a product's potential, licensing, and much more.

Conference speakers include: John Calvert from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office; Mark Davis Inventor and founder of Invent Alabama; Will Hill Tankersley from the law firm of Balch & Bingham; Peter Newman from the University of Alabama-Birmingham Research Foundation; Guy Woodliff of Woodliff & Associates; and Andrew Wohrley of the Auburn University Library, a patent depository.

The conference fee is $49 per participant and includes lunch, breaks, and conference materials. The deadline for registration is Monday, February 17, 2003. For more information about the conference contact the Center at: Telephone (256) 782-5324 or email ced@jsu.edu

NOTE: This is not a seminar.


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