Connecting Aerospace Interests

Protecting Your Companys IP

April 4, 2018 in Redmond, WA

Protecting your Intellectual Property and managing it effectively is key to future business success. Don’t unwittingly give away your company’s most valuable assets.

With increasing collaboration and requirements for transparency up and down the supply chain, it is now more essential than ever to put safeguards in place to protect and manage your IP. In fast-changing industries like aerospace, too many companies are unknowingly sitting on a gold mine of trade secrets and potentially patentable machines, systems, and processes. It is vital to have an organized approach to IP management in order to maintain a competitive advantage in this market.

• Learn how to identify, protect and monetize Intellectual Property in the marketplace
• Learn what IP your competitors want and how they try to acquire your assets


• Network with aerospace leaders
• Enjoy a delicous lunch
• Land a 777 using BAE Systems Active Inceptor Demonstrator

Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

BAE Systems

8510 154th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Cost: $50 for current paid PNAA Members
$75 for non-members
Includes Lunch
To register: Register here
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PictureAbout Our Speaker:

J.D. Houvener is the founder of Bold IP. He is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses a unique perspective to their patent needs. J.D. works with clients that are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patent in the market. His background in business and experience as an engineer and patent attorney empowers him to clearly communicate to a broad range of clients about their immediate and long-term needs for patenting in order to protect assets, leverage opportunities, and limit liabilities. J.D.’s passion for business and technology started well before he began his legal career. J.D. worked as a design and systems engineer at Boeing for nearly 10 years. J.D. brings this experience earned at the cutting edge of technology to his clients by recognizing the complexities and subtleties of the problems being solved today. J.D. is a member of the King County Bar Association and the Washington State Bar Association, where he is an active member in the Intellectual Property Law sections. Outside the office, J.D. offers pro-bono legal services to the Washington CASH organization in South Seattle, who helps those with little to no means with their business startup ideas. From the small mill-town of Camas, Washington, J.D. hasn’t always lived in the big city. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, running, and playing his favorite sports football and basketball.

About Bold Patents

Bold Patents serves solo entrepreneurs, small businesses and fortune 500 companies. It focuses on intellectual property law, including Patent Prosecution & Litigation, IP Licensing, Trademarks, Copyright, & Trade Secrets. For many start-ups and emerging businesses, protecting your IP is a big deal. After getting to know you, your company, and the big picture, Bold Patents attorneys and agents will be better positioned to help you leverage your company’s intellectual property assets and turn them into bottom-line profits.



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