IEEE Speaker: Mr. William Fischer - Cost-effective intellectual property protection strategies

February 13

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Engineering & Computer Science, Room 400, Classroom

Audience: Current Student,  Faculty

Mr. William Fischer

Biological, Electrical, and Information Systems Engineer

Patent Attorney

William Fischer holds a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the College of Engineering & Applied Science of the University of Colorado – Boulder, a BS in Biotechnology from Rutgers University and an MS in Molecular Bioscience & Biotechnology from Lehigh University. Mr. Fischer is a licensed attorney in Colorado and Washington State, and is registered to practice as a patent attorney before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. William, along with his network of trusted professionals, assists businesses and individuals in a variety of business and personal matters. Mr. Fischer’s patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law practice provides clients counseling, drafting, and advice on cost effective acquisition, protection and monetization of intellectual property to advance business goals. Mr. Fischer engages both domestic and foreign clients involved in business and technological endeavors in diverse industries, including communications, medical devices, robotics, financial services, automotive, aviation, oil and gas, integrated circuits, control systems, power generation and distribution, tools, machinery, and consumer products.

Mr. Fischer’s experience in multi-disciplinary science, engineering, business, and legal roles in diverse industries provides informed perspectives for executing intellectual property strategies for accomplishing business goals. William’s professional experience, including 10 years in patent practice, enables him to provide expert advice and services in electrical, computer, software, mechanical and biomedical engineering technologies spanning manufacturing, AI, IoT, control systems, business methods, mechanical devices, and industrial designs.


Presentation: Cost-effective intellectual property protection strategies

Abstract: With an ever increasing array of US and foreign entities filing patent applications for inventions, obtaining effective advice and assistant for your technical and business ventures is crucial. In this presentation, basics of patent law and the mechanics of seeking patent and other forms of intellectual property rights will be summarized. Some examples of patent applications and patent examination will be illustrated to demonstrate the process and to highlight potential pitfalls. Several ways to increase the odds of success and maximize the value of patent claims will be discussed, along with proven strategies to ensure that all potentially protectable aspects of inventions are analyzed and accounted for. Please come and join us for a great presentation from a scholar that has many great years of engineering and judicial experience. This will be a great event don’t miss it!