IAMD--- Inventors Association of 
               Metropolitan Detroit
Lawrence Technological University-
21000 W. Ten Mile Rd. 
Southfield, MI  48075
248 204-2994       
Welcome
​Meeting info

Lawrence Tech University
​21000 W. Ten Mile Rd. 
Southfield, MI 48075

Third Thursday of the month --
6:30-9:00 p.m.

For more information about our meetings, go to our "meetings" page.
 IAMD Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month held in Room M209, Management Building at Lawrence Tech University. (Networking 6:30-7:00 p.m. with speaker following at 7:00 p.m.


Thursday, September 15, 2022- Derek Washington, Founder and Owner of Washington Enterprise and DC’s LEDs, will share his product development journey. He will share some of his LED products, including LED guitar/saxophone straps, animal safety collars and toys. Meeting will be in Room M209 of the Management Bldg. at Lawrence Tech.

Thursday, October 20, 2022- Ken Johnson, Game Developer of the successful Phase 10 card game, will share his entrepreneurial journey. Ken will talk about product development and licensing. He has served on the IAMD Board for years. Meeting will be in Room M209 of the Management Bldg. at Lawrence Tech.

Thursday, November 17, 2022- Jake Ward, Registered Patent Attorney, will share his knowledge and experience with patent law, trademark law and science & technology. He is the founding author of “Anticipate This! Patent and Trademark Law Blog”.  Note: This meeting will be held at the Centrepolis Accelerator on the Lawrence Tech Campus.











Suggestions? Comments? We are always on the "lookout" for new speakers and programs, if you have any suggestions for presentations, or on what kind of material you are intererested in.
Invention is 1% inspiration and 99% 
perspiration...... Thomas Edison
The Inventors Association is a non-for-profit association established to educate inventors of all levels to navigate through the inventing process.  In addition to being an important resource center, IAMD serves as a support group for inventors, who can exchange information, experiences and other advice on how to successfully complete a project.
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If you have an idea, plan it.
If you make a plan, build it.
If you build a product, sell it.
If you've sold it, spend wisely.

Learn the process from like minded people...... Ken Yee

Upcoming Virtual Inventor Events - 


United Inventors Association has a 10 part inventor education series once per week on Thursdays at 2:00 pm. Part 1 was last week, but can be viewed at the http://www.uiausa.org website. Click on the link at the top of the home page to watch it. 


Click here to subscribe and to watch the: UIA TV series!

IGA Educational Webinar Series https://inventleader.org/webinars/


Go to InventRight.com to see a wealth of invention videos on just about every topic of interest to inventors. There will be a new video every week. https://www.youtube.com/user/InventRightTV


Inventor's Forum Speaker Series - See Website for monthly events
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moved-online-inventors-forum-speaker-series-see-website-tickets-92510532493?aff=erellivmlt



Be well, and stay tuned! The inventor world is staying very busy.

​US Patent and Trademark Office

The USPTO has a steady stream of informative events regarding Intellectual Property, such as IP Basics, Copyright Basics, Trademark Tuesdays and Patent Wednesdays. Please click the link below and review the Detroit, MI column to see the event times and dates.

Link to the USPTO Events Calendar: https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/events

Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

All events are FREE to attend and open to the public; however, space is usually limited.
Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
300 River Place Dr., Suite 2900
Detroit, MI 48207
313.446.4800



NEW PROGRAM:  

We are hoping to offer an opportunity for new entrepreneurs to pitch their products in upcoming meetings. This will not be a contest or formal review board, but a chance to try out your pitch in a friendly, informal venue.
If you are interested in pitching your product, please email Cathy at cphillips@ltu.edu for more information.