Do you need a Patent to be a successful inventor or business owner? Do you have to have that patent to have protection on your intellectual property? Registered Patent Attorney Jacob M. Ward will introduce us to some scenarios of where an inventor or small business owner just might not need a patent. Join us as Jake presents an informative program called; "You Don't Need a Patent If...". Mr. Ward is a founding partner of Ward Law Office LLC in Tiffin, Ohio. He is also a registered Canadian Patent Agent. Jacob is the founding author of the legal blog " Anticipate This! as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Toledo, College of Law. The Akron Inventors Club is free and open to all with an interest in invention and innovation. Monthly meetings feature a variety of speakers and informational programs as well as a chance to network with like-minded innovators. Sign up for this free event at www.akroninventorsclub.org or by contacting Science & Technology at 330-643-9075 of firstname.lastname@example.org. The club meets in Meeting Room 2AB on the High Street Level.