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Bay Area Inventors - Saturday, September 29 - Sunnyvale, CA
Three Speakers Coming To Teach You About Inventing In September
Featured Speaker
Successful Inventor & Entrepreneur Bob Kelly 
Product: BrushCard

Bob with Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak 
Renaissance Inventing - Tips and Anecdotes About The Art Of Invention
Bob Kelly will share stories from the road and offer his own insights into getting your ideas up to speed. Bob will share what has and has not worked for him while bringing the BrushCard and several of his other products to market. 
About The Speaker
Bob Kelly is a serial inventor who holds several patents and is defined by the term "bootstrap entrepreneur". He was twice chosen out of thousands of entrants as a finalist in the National Inventors Hall of Fame Invent Now project. His concepts have appeared in nationwide print and television media as well as museum and public venues. He has experience consulting for television, writes his own patents, and develops his own prototypes. 

Featured Speaker
Successful Inventor & Entrepreneur Dan McDonley

Product: Ninja Standing Desk

Dan McDonley's Ninja Standing Desk raised over 334% of his goal on, raising over $33,400 to fund his portable standing desk manufacturing. Dan will share with you his process from idea to finished product using Kickstarter as a funding and marketing platform.
About The Speaker
Dan McDonley is the inventor of the Ninja Standing Desk, his first venture into product design. A serial entrepreneur who started his first online business in college, Dan has gone to create several successful businesses, both on and off the internet. As a big supporter of entrepreneurs and the Maker movement, Dan is an instructor at the San Francisco TechShop. The Ninja Standing Desk has been featured at TechCrunch's DisruptSF, on Core 77, and VentureBeat.
Featured Speaker
Patent Attorney Damon Kali
The Simple Way To File A PPA (Provisional Patent Application)
About The Speaker
Mr. Kali specializes in patent prosecution and associated client counseling. His practice emphasizes the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a wide range of technologies, including semiconductor device fabrication, bioinformatics, gene chip technology, computer software, and digital imaging equipment.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kali worked for Gruntec America where he gained valuable experience in biohazardous waste remediation, which included thermal analysis of incineration devices used in the destruction of heterogeneous waste streams, process control modeling and software implementation for automated incineration devices, and emission control systems to meet EPA and NAFTA requirements for incineration devices both in the United States and Mexico. Mr. Kali also developed a hybrid full-stream video system to deliver educational content for SERA Learning Technologies in cooperation with Stanford University, Sun Systems, Chico State University, and California Polytechnic University.

While attending Santa Clara University, he was the President of the Intellectual Property Association, a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity and a La Raza Mentor. He also completed the High Tech Certificate Program while attending Santa Clara.

Mr. Kali is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the California Bar Association.


Saturday - September 29, 2012


9:15 am - 9:45 am - Check-In & Networking

9:45 am - 10:45 am - Bob Kelly's Talk

10:45 am - 11:30 am - Damon Kali's Talk & Lunch around 11:30am - 
Please note lunch and drinks are not included in the meeting fee.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Dan McDonley's Talk

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Additional Networking

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We Have A New Meeting Location

Dosan Biryani Fresh Indian Grill & Bar
252 E. Java Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
PARKING - There is plenty of free parking available in parking lot just in front of restaurant.
The owners of Dosan Biryani are eager to please the Inventors Alliance members and will be offering tradional American dishes from now on in addition to Indian dishes throughout the morning and for lunch.

Not A Member? 
Get access to this meeting and the membership benefits by joining! See a complete list of membership benefits below.
$40 Quarterly Membership 
(Which is equal to $13.33 a month)

Prefer To Attend As A Non-Member?
You can just pay for one meeting. If you like it and decide to become a member, we will refund your entire meeting fee (up to five days after the event).  
$30 Non-Member One Time Meeting Fee

Current Members 
If you are a member who has paid for and has a current membership, simply reply to this email with your full name and "Member" in the subject line. Like this ......"Bob Smith - Member".We'll check your name against the membership database and have a name tag for you at the door.
Membership Benefits 
One Time Event Registration
$40 Quarterly Membership
(Works out to be $13.33 a month)

Access to one monthly meeting

Access to ALL "IN PERSON" Bay Area monthly meetings as long as your membership is current

Access to the members only video archive of 
past meetings featuring experts of all kinds showing you how to sell, protect your ideas and more!

*Ask questions below videos. Whenever possible we'll get speakers to log into the video archive and answer your questions.


EXPERTS WEBINARS - One new webinar every month

*Attend from your home or office and ask questions live

*Or view the re-play in the video archive anytime simply by logging into the video archive site 24/7


Members Directory & Networking -
Via members only group on linkedIN

Network online with other members through the forums or if you choose to, invite them into your network. (accept only the people you want in your network)


SIGS (Special Interest Groups) Forums for members only linkedIN
  • Green Inventions
  • Medical Inventions
  • Food Inventions
  • Consumer Product Inventions
  • Industrial Product Inventions

Past Speaker Access - Ask the past speakers questions below their video in the Video Archive site and get answers

Vendor give aways - both services and products will be given away!

Vendor Directory - Patent Attorneys, Prototypers, Consultants, ect..

*Includes vendor reviews from members.

  This feature coming May of 2012

Jobs - Post jobs and view jobs available

Inventors Alliance Platinum Sponsors

What We Do:  We license (sell) your ideas
What We Charge:  Nothing unless we close the deal
inventRight is ten-step system anyone can use to sell their ideas. inventRight also offers a free radio show and advice through its online inventors magazine Inventor Notes. Learn more about inventRight here.

As always, we wish you much success in all your invention-related endeavors.

Andrew Krauss
Inventors Alliance President

Inventors Alliance
Educating People With Ideas Since 1993

Phone: 650-964-1576 or 877-INV-ENTx