Have you ever had one of those light bulb moments?

Creative inventions fuel today’s economy and have made inventors & investors billions of dollars. Without legal protection, however, copycats are able to freeload off the creativity and hard work of others.progress-of-lighting-with-candle--tungsten--fluorescent-and-led--1-

Patent attorney Jonathan Schlaifer, Esq., of Northstar IPLaw will discuss how patents will let you exploit your ideas to leverage (and protect) your ingenuity to maximize your reward, whether to

  • obtain funding
  • license an invention, or
  • launch your own venture.

Jonathan D. Schlaifer is an experienced pajonathan-d-schlaifertent attorney with experience in protecting his clients’ technologies through prosecution and counseling. Mr. Schlaifer’s background as a software engineer, a Patent Examiner, and a lawyer make him a valued asset to clients who wish to manage their intellectual property.

  • As a Patent Attorney, Mr. Schlaifer has worked on a large number of computer-related applications, including a wide variety of hardware and software technologies, as well as various technologies in electronic and mechanical fields, including a variety of medical devices and business methods applications.
  • He worked as a software engineer at the National Library of Medicine and as a Patent Examiner before attending law school. During law school, Mr. Schlaifer was an intern at the Solicitor’s Office of the USPTO, assisting in litigation.
  • Mr. Schlaifer has also practiced law as a patent prosecutor at large law firms in the Washington, DC area, including a general practice firm and IP boutiques. Mr. Schlaifer has represented a variety of large clients as well as smaller clients, preparing and prosecuting applications, advising clients, assisting with legal research, due diligence, and litigation support work.
  • Track 5: IP-Driven Innovation: Patent Protection for the Modern Entrepreneur 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm