The Rise of Women Inventors

By IP4Growth (other events)

Tuesday, April 23 2019 12:00 PM 1:30 PM MST

Are you a current or aspiring entrepreneur, inventor, or business leader? We invite you to join us Apr 23 for a lunch that packs a tech biz punch. Registration and lunch are free but seating is limited so register now. * registered attendees can tour The Leonardo exhibits following the event.

You’ll have the opportunity to hear and ask questions to our keynote speaker Molly Kocialski,  Director Rocky Mountain Regional U.S. Patent & Trademark Office who will discuss the tremendous contributions of women inventors and the eye-opening findings of a recent US Patent Office Study “Progress and Potential A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents” and how understanding the collaborative and visionary approaches of successful women inventors in obtaining and using patents can be inspiring for all entrepreneurs, business leaders, and inventors..

You’ll also have a Q&A session with our distinguished panel of Utah business leaders, inventors, and entrepreneurs, on the value of patents as bridges for business growth:

  • Sara Jones, CEO, InclusionPro & Co-founder and COO of WomenTech Council, 20 years of experience leading growth strategy, partnerships, IP legal strategy, fundraising & commercialization.
  • Dr. Jennifer Hwu, CEO Innosys Inc, recipient of numerous innovation & business awards and inventor on 30 patents.
  • Sheryl Hohle, Owner Founder of DCG Consulting. Experienced Innovation coach, entrepreneur & IP licensing professional, has helped dozens of spin-outs, start-ups, & research orgs with IP-related business strategies.
  • Dr. Terrece Pearman,  Director of Intellectual Property & Science Advisor at and inventor on more 16 issued US patents with many more to come.