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

 IAMD Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Please make plans to attend our next meeting, more information is posted on our meetings page.

Our meetings will start and end with networking (6:30-7:00- Networking) and speakers start at 7 p.m. Refreshments served. 

Note: The IAMD Meetings for October and November 2018 will be at a New Location - We will be in the Taubman Student Services Center which connects to the Buell Management Building, we will be in room C 406 (Building #5, - click on Lawrence Tech Map above).

December 20, 2018 - Kathy Ossian of Ossian Law presents a "Social Media and User Data -- is the Pendulum Shifting?". Come to enjoy a year end light supper.

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 interested in, please let us know.

Please check below for other events, courses and interesting information.

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

Latest update 12/4/18

​US Patent and Trademark Office
Training Events
Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Intellectual Property Basics and SBA Resources
December 6, 2018, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Do you have Intellectual Property? What is IP? Learn about trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and copyrights at our introductory presentation the first Thursday of each month. Following the presentation, an Economic Advisor from the US Small Business Administration provides an overview of their small business services and partners that provide counseling, capital, and contracting resources for small businesses. 
Register at: https://dec2018intro2ip.eventbrite.com

Trademark Tuesday December 11, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a logo for your business? Join us for an interactive virtual trademark program held by the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC) the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, please review: Basic Facts About Trademarks: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later.
Register at: https://dec2018trademarktues.eventbrite.com

Patent Series — Part 3: Patent Searching
December 19, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Have an idea? Have an invention? Learn about the patent process, patent application types and how to file your patent application, and patent searching in our rotating 3-part series on the third Wednesday of each month. If you missed Part 2 of the series, please review: Patent Process Overview.
Register at: https://dec2018patentwednesday.eventbrite.com

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


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.

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Product Category Survey:
The IAMD would like to gather information on what types of products our members are developing. This information will help us to plan programming. Please let us know if you products are in kitchen, automotive, IT (including software), outdoor and recreation, beauty, Send your product category type to cphillips@ltu.edu.