KISSPatent
Helping startups to protect their ideas

Our latest and upcoming events

We regularly give presentations and participate in business meet-ups. Contact us to book a new appointment with us! 

We regularly give presentations and participate in business meet-ups

Contact us to book a new appointment with us! 

UPCOMING EVENTS



Do you want to get acquired for big $$$? Learn how patents can help!
Sep
28
1:00pm 1:00pm

Do you want to get acquired for big $$$? Learn how patents can help!

Are you a successful startup entrepreneur? Are you a growing business with true innovation? Some of us have a very specific end-goal: acquisition. Who doesn't want to become the next rags-to-riches fairy tale and cash-out, like Instagram? However, it’s not that easy – you really need to show special and unique innovation.

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How to get more funding for your startup with patents
Sep
13
1:00pm 1:00pm

How to get more funding for your startup with patents

Need more funding for your startup? Learn how patents can help you!

If you are a startup that wants to grow beyond your current limit, you can learn how. 

Investors and VCs love patents. Patents are a sign of trust, clear ideas, and valuable company assets that are worth investing in. 

In the webinar, you will learn:
- How patents can impact your startup's valuation
- How a startup can get a patent, even if the business model is not ready
- How you can save up to thousands on your patent application

Every registered attendee will receive our Patents Protect Ingenuity e-book and a webinar-specific limited discount on our patent services.

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Debunking Cost Myths: Patents and Startups
Sep
6
5:30pm 5:30pm

Debunking Cost Myths: Patents and Startups

How to Launch Your Startup and Onboard Customers in 90 Days

You are invited to join Startupdev Labs & KISSPatent, for a special event on September 6th! 

  • Have a startup idea and a working prototype, but hear crickets instead of customers? 
  • You might be the next unicorn but don’t know where to start ? 
  • Curious how to attract your ideal customers and make that sale? 
  • Wondering what the cost realities of a patent are (and how to obtain them)?

In this session, you will learn the tried and tested tools, templates and techniques that will help you accelerate your launch and get to paying customers.  An added bonus will be a Live Demo of Before/After pitch statements, as well as a Q&A about patents.

After an interactive presentation by D’vorah Graeser, KISSPatent CEO, and Swathi Sambhani, founder of Startupdev Labs, both presenters will answer any questions you may have about the startup and patent processes. A networking session will follow the event.

Meet Your Speakers

Swathi Sambhani has over 20 years of experience in leading technology product development and product launches. She is the founder of Startupdevlabs, where she helps startups take their ideas to market in 90 days using a methodology called Lean Value Launch. In this event she will share the strategies that will accelerate your launch. She is also the host of “Brave New Entrepreneurs” podcast that showcases how successful first time startups created an actual business from an idea.

Dr. D’vorah Graeser is a US Patent Agent with over 20 years of experience in obtaining patent protection for her software clients, particularly for software startups. Her firm, KISSPatent, is based in Chicago, Illinois (USA). KISSPatent is a new venture being incubated within this firm; it brings more affordable patent services to entrepreneurs and startups in the software area, as well as detailed information about patents. Over the years, Dvorah has helped startups increase their valuations with well timed and properly filed IP. Dvorah also spends a great deal of time in the Netherlands mentoring entrepreneurs & educating the Dutch ecosystem on the importance of patent protection. (www.kisspatent.com).

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Ad Tech Unicorns: How to Get your High Valuation with Patents
Jun
7
5:30pm 5:30pm

Ad Tech Unicorns: How to Get your High Valuation with Patents

Unicorns—we’ve all heard about them, but how does one actually reach the mythical 1 billion dollar valuation? In this talk, KissPatent will focus particularly on the intersection of advertising and technology to help you learn how to increase the valuation of your ad tech startup through patents. We will also note the tangible benefits your company can reap through patents, and of course, leave room for a healthy debate on the looming ad tech IP wars.

A networking session will follow the event.

 
 
 
 


Program Schedule

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Presentation and Q&A

6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Networking and wrap-up

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 Suspending Disbelief with VR/AR
Jun
6
5:30pm 5:30pm

Suspending Disbelief with VR/AR

Virtual reality has been hailed as an empathy machine, but how does that actually translate into building products that people love and use? Learn how to turn your idea into reality (a non-virtual, patent-ready reality). You are invited to join KissPatent, Technotch, and Capitol Interactive in an interactive discussion. Join us to discuss a wide range of topics, including:

 • An overview as to how to create an immersive experience
 • Definitive use cases for VR/AR
 • Why so many companies are gravitating towards VR/AR patents
 • How to use a patent to stand out from the crowd
 
A networking session will follow the event.

Program Schedule


5:30-7:15 PM:
Presentation and Q&A

7:15 PM-8:00 PM:
Networking and wrap-up

 
 
 
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The VR/AR Patent Goldrush — Turn Your Ideas Into Gold
May
30
9:15am 9:15am

The VR/AR Patent Goldrush — Turn Your Ideas Into Gold

Meet us to learn more about how you can turn your VR / AR idea into gold with patents

The patent race among Virtual and Augmented Reality companies is heating up—and you don’t want to be left in the dust by Apple, Snapchat, and other large tech companies who may block your idea by filing their patents first. You are invited to join KissPatent on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at WeWork Nomad (79 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016) to discuss how to turn your VR/AR idea into reality. RSVP at NYC TechBreakfast.

Virtual and Augmented Reality are two of the fastest growing commodities in the tech industry. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how to turn your idea into reality! Join KissPatent in an interactive discussion to learn how patents can help your VR/AR ideas come to fruition.

Join us to learn:

• Why so many companies are gravitating towards VR/AR patents

• How to use a patent to stand out from the crowd

• How to navigate the tenuous patent landscape 

A networking session will follow the event.

Program Schedule

9 a.m. - 9:15 am

Registration check-in & continental breakfast

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  

Presentation and Q&A

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Networking and wrap-up


 
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Protect Your Blockchain Idea With Patents or Risk Getting Blocked
May
25
9:15am 9:15am

Protect Your Blockchain Idea With Patents or Risk Getting Blocked

Meet us and learn how to protect your blockchain idea with patents

As the infamous DJ Khaled once proclaimed "Congratulations--you played yourself." Don't "play" yourself (or your startup) by failing to protect your blockchain idea from copycats. Join KissPatent in an interactive discussion on how to patent your blockchain idea to avoid getting blocked later in the process. 

Did you know that Bitcoin, the first viable application of blockchain technology, is less than a decade old? As more and more traditional companies rush to patent their blockchain ideas, it is important to understand the ins and outs of obtaining a patent for your own blockchain idea. To learn more about this ever-growing industry within tech, you are invited to join KissPatent in an exclusive talk on May 25, 2017 at WeWork Nomad (79 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016). You are invited to RSVP at NYC TechBreakfast.

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Launch Your Startup Quickly & Protect Your Idea
May
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

Launch Your Startup Quickly & Protect Your Idea

MEET US AND LEARN MORE ON HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOUR IDEA

We believe that the intersection of entrepreneurial know-how and patents are vital for success. If you are interested in learning more about how patents fit into your business model, you are invited to join KissPatent and Technotch Solutions on Tuesday, May 23 from 5:30-8:30 PM at Launch Workplaces for a discussion on these important topics.

We hope to see you there! Kindly RSVP at the following link.

- What is your unique value proposition and why it is important?

- Where are your customers hiding? Discover your potential customers

- How to conduct customer interviews? Listen and get inputs from customers

- How to quickly sign-up your early adopters and evangelists?

- How to protect your idea from copycats and acquire more funding via patents?

- What do you need to get your idea patented? Why patents are assets to your startup?

Meet Your Speakers:

Swathi Sambhani has over 19 years of experience working as a technology product manager in Fortune 500 enterprises. She has taken her experience of launching products in large enterprises to help startups with their products.The last three years she has been mentoring startups. In 2016, she helped multiple startups sign-up their first 5 customers in 90 days. In this event she will be present strategies that have worked for these startups. http://technotchsolutions.com

Dr. D’vorah Graeser is a US Patent Agent with over 20 years of experience in obtaining patent protection for her software clients, particularly for software startups. Her firm, KISSPatent, is based in Chicago, Illinois (USA). KISSPatent is a new venture being incubated within this firm; it brings more affordable patent services to entrepreneurs and startups in the software area, as well as detailed information about patents. Over the years, Dvorah has helped startups increase their valuations with well timed and properly filed IP. Dvorah also spends a great deal of time in the Netherlands mentoring entrepreneurs & educating the Dutch ecosystem on the importance of patent protection.

AGENDA:

5:30pm - Registrations/ Check-in

6-7pm - Tips and Techniques to Launch your Startup, by Swathi Sambhani

7-8pm - IP, Trademarks for Startups, by D'vorah Graeser

8-8:30 pm - Networking

Free event. Parking is free in the visitor spaces on the top floor of the garage for the building. Metro accessible: Spring Hill Station on the Silver Line.


 
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