Intellectual Property Protecting Your Invention


Intellectual Property Workshop

Learn How to Protect Your Invention


September 19, 2017

8:00am – 10:00am

Barry Staffing Conference Room

230 Webster Street

Dayton, Ohio 45402


You just came up with the best idea since sliced bread.  What you do next could be the most important decision you will make.

  • How do I protect my invention?
  • Do I need to protect my invention?
  • Who do I contact?
  • What does it take to protect an invention?

Participants will learn the answers to these questions and more, in an open and interactive 2-hour session.

Get answers to your questions from a local lawyer, Thomas E. Lees, Esq., who specializes in patent protection and prosecution.  Mr. Lees has been helping individuals and companies navigate the IP process for more than 18 years.

This workshop is ideal for inventors, researchers, business owners, entrepreneurs and engineers that have a technology that they want to protect.  This session is free and open to the public.


Seating is limited. 




Thomas E. Lees holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with option in Computer Science from The Ohio State University (1992) and a J.D. degree from Capital University School of Law (1998) (Order of the Curia, several CALI awards). Tom has extensive patent prosecution experience in electrical as well as computer and Internet related technologies and has been in private practice since 1998. Prior to entering private practice, Tom worked as a systems and software engineer designing proprietary precision forecasting software and real-time RF integrated systems.