IAMD--- Inventors Association of 
               Metropolitan Detroit
Lawrence Technological University-
21000 W. Ten Mile Rd. 
Southfield, MI  48075
248 204-2994       
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​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.
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 IAMD Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month in room M218 of the Management Building at Lawrence Tech.  Networking 6:30-7:00 p.m. with speaker following at 7:00 p.m.)
Mark your calendars to attend our next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

March 19, 2020 This meeting is cancelled due to COVID-19, to be rescheduled - Don't miss it, a presentation given by our member Jerome Feig. He has over 40 years of accounting experience, including 10 years of internal audit experience with 2 Fortune 500 retailers.

The presentation will cover 4 topics of accounting that are important to business owners.

1. The true cost of an employee per hour.
2. How to calculate your overhead per hour per employee.
3. Cost accounting 101 - what is the true cost of your product in determining the MSRP (manufactures selling retail price).
4. The basics of a Pro forma profit and loss report.

Handouts and access to Excel spreadsheets are part of the program.

We will meet in room M218 of the Management Building on the Lawrence Tech campus. (see map for Building #5)


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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.


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



​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.