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Millennial to CEO Podcast

Jun 7, 2018



 Professor John Rizvi is a Board-Certified specialist in Patent law and Adjunct Professor teaching patenting for almost 20 years. He is a recognized TED Talker with 2 highly acclaimed talks on the TED platform guiding inventors on their journey to success and is the bestselling author of Escaping the Gray and his follow-up book, Think and Grow Rich for Inventors.




Questions You'll Hear Today:

  1. In your 20 years as a patent attorney, have you found certain things in common that hold a lot of entrepreneurs back from finding success?

    2. How do you see the current environment for bringing a new idea to market different than how things were in the past? In what ways is it easier? In what ways is it harder?

    3. If you had to tell someone to choose just one thing to focus on to the exclusion of all else as a surefire recipe for success, what would that one thing be and why?

    4. How do you know if you have enough passion for your project?

    5. As a patent attorney, is there an innovation too small or too big to patent? Is there a such thing as an invention “SWEET SPOT” that is “just right”?

    6. If you had the chance to start over in your career with the knowledge you have now, what would you do differently?

  2. Are there resources available today for inventors or entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects about patenting that will help them bring a new product to market.


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Show Notes by Show Producer: Jessie Taylor


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