Friday, May 29, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM MST
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SCORE Administration 
Greater Phoenix SCORE 

Understanding the Patent Process: What You Need to Know



This workshop is designed to provide important and valuable information of how the patent process works. Topics include:

  • Should you file for patent protection
  • Making sure you don’t lose your patent rights.
  • Patent searching
  • How to get the best protection possible when investing in a patent 
  • What you can expect when filing for patent protection
  • Ways of deferring costs
  • Product marking and avoiding patent infringement
Watch your business explod


Peter Barry is a small business owner and SCORE Volunteer. His business manufactures outdoor products selling wholesale to retail, business to business, direct to consumer and drop shipping for a major retail chain. Intellectual property is a significant asset of the business, comprising patentable products for industry clients. Pete has filed all the business’s recent patent applications. Pete also worked with major corporations in the manufacture of chemicals, metals and other products. His background includes managerial roles in operations, logistics, acquisitions, quality, labor and employee relations.