February 6-8, 2018Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA

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Design for Demand: Using Patents to Promote Innovation

Location: 210B
Pass Type: Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!
Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices
Recording: TBD

According to the U.S. Constitution, patents should "promote the progress of science" and technology. Thomas Jefferson believed that restrictions from patents were an "embarrassment, " but argued that their benefit to society was greater than the embarrassment. But what is the benefit? We often view patents as obstacles to our innovative efforts. In this presentation, we will rediscover the benefit by discussing how patents can aid you in your innovative efforts.