"Patents: From an Inventor's Viewpoint"
Mitchell J. Shnier, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Data Communications Consultant
IEEE Toronto Engineering & Human Environment Chapter Seminar
Presentation in Toronto, March 14, 2005
Mitchell has completely handled the successful patenting process for two
US patents, and also has had one patent application rejected and used
the service of a patent agent to apply for a Canadian patent. In this
talk, Mitchell will describe what is actually required to write your own
patent application, and what happens after that. Mitchell will also
discuss his first-hand experiences with, and thoughts about the
Mitchell Shnier is a data communications consultant and embedded system
developer. Recent work has included ATM networking and developing a
TCP/IP driver for a wireless chip set for a US processor manufacturer.
Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University
of Toronto, is a member of the IEEE and Professional Engineers Ontario,
has written two books on data communications (published by O'Reilly &
Associates and Pearson Education / Que Publishing and which have been
translated into Chinese and Russian), and is the inventor for two
patents in the optics field. Mitchell is an instructor for Learning Tree
International and has presented 4-day technical courses in Europe and
throughout the US and Canada.
Presentation: This presentation is in the form of a Windows Media File
combining the PowerPoint display and the presenter's voice. You can
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File size: 183 Mb
- Photographs from the presentation: Mitchel presenting, Mitchell receiving
a token of appreciation from Chapter Chair Ed Lovrek, and a view of the audience.
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