Ideas are great, but how do you make sure to protect them? Vincent LoTempio is an expert in the world of Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright. On today's episode he gives us some insight into how we need to think as innovators creating the next big idea. We also talk about reinventing yourself, innovation, protecting your ideas, NDAs (Non Disclosure Agreements), Trade Dress, Defensive Publications, the sword and shield of patent law, and patent trolls.
Patent laws, copyright questions and trademarks can be confusing. Who do you trust to help you wade through the information and understand the complexity of it all? Vincent (Vin) LoTempio, a Registered Patent Attorney in the firm of Kloss, Stenger and LoTempio, helps clients untangle the web of Intellectual Property (IP) Law.
As a registered patent attorney, LoTempio works with high-end corporate clients and inventors with a new idea that have never marketed, manufactured a product, and everyone in-between. He writes patent applications, counsels on branding trademarks and has the ability to litigate infringement cases.
As a Corporate IP Consultant and Lecturer, he trains inventors and corporate employees to identify intellectual property. As an Inventor Consultant, Vin can analyze new inventions to determine feasibility of patentability and commercialization. Vin LoTempio appeared on History Channel’s “Million Dollar Genius” as the attorney for Wayne Fromm, inventor of the “Selfie Stick”.
Vin also co-wrote “Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers,” which takes the reader from an idea’s conception through the steps of patent protection.
Interview Segments - This is where you can find each section of the interview.
Intro / About Vincent: 3:00 minutes
Interview: 14:41 minutes
Rapid Rire Questions: 50:12 minutes