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November Webex PDM – Your Ideas Have Value: How The Patent Process Works
November 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMFree
Please register by Tuesday, November 10. You will receive the Webex link in your registration receipt.
Steve Mazzuca, ASQ Senior Member
The presentation addresses how to take an idea and turn it into a patent. Steve will discuss the history of the patent concept, how it protects your idea, the value of a patent, and how to generate and submit a patent. It will also include Steve’s perspective on how the process really works, and he should know. Steve has 6 patents issued and 2 patents pending.
Before he retired, Steve Mazzuca was a Principal Data Scientist with IBM. He has a technical background that combines hands-on experience and knowledge of data analysis, quality management, process improvement and Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques which he used to drive continual improvement into IBM account management. He is recognized as a leader who is able to work with diverse, global teams to drive improved quality of delivery in a measurable and sustainable fashion. He most recently led a team providing support to one of IBM’s largest outsourcing clients. He is also an inventor with 6 patents issued and 2 pending. He sits on the Technical Advisory Boards for SUNY College at New Paltz and SUNY Ulster Community College as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the Mid-Hudson Workshop for the Disabled.