Jacob Ward

This month our official walk thru the process speaker series for 2017. The topic is: Patently Good Ideas: Intellectual Property Law for Business and Entrepreneurs. This is an informative program on intellectual property, especially how it relates to DIY inventors and business entrepreneurs. The meeting will be May 23, 2017, at the Jackson District Library, Carnegie Branch.

Jacob M. Ward is a patent attorney from the Toledo Area, has presented to us before and active with the Michigan Inventors Coalition. He is a well-respected registered patent attorney, receiving his law degree from the University of Toledo.

Mr. Ward is the Founding Partner with the law firm of Ward Law Office LLC in Tiffin, Ohio. His practice consists of preparation and prosecution of patent applications in various technical arts, including the chemical, mechanical, and electrical arts. Mr. Ward also prepares legal opinions in relation to patentability, infringement, patent validity, and freedom to practice

After the speaker we will talk about some of your projects, then we will have EXPERT CORNERS where you can identify people with expertise and have sit down one on one time to get help.

If you haven’t been to a meeting for a while, email us with what you would like to hear. These meetings are for you, to help you get your idea out of the basement and moving to market. If we can answer your questions we all win!

Email a request for a Product Review and get expert help to get your idea going. We will give you advice on any problem you might have with your inventor/idea/project.  Don’t miss out this is help you can’t get anywhere else!

Send your membership dues $45.00 keeps you in the inner circle of one of the most significant inventor groups in the country.

Directions to the library:

From Cooper/Bus. 127:  Turn West on W. Louis Glick (before RR tracks) Go 4 lights to Blackstone turn Left South two blocks to Michigan Ave. turn left and park.

Carnegie Library

244 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201


6:00 to 6:30 – Meet & Greet

6:30 to 7:30 – Program/Speaker

7:30 to 8:30 – Intense Networking


  • Members*:  $45 Annual membership
  • Non-Members:  $5 at the door

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