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Tennessee Inventors Association (TIA) News Ticker

2010-10-06 Bill Felknor in WSK

10-06-10 Bill Felknor the subject of a Wall Street Journal article. The WSJ article discussed Bill's licensing deal with AllStar. Bill licensed his Topsy Turvey in 2007. More than 11 million units have been sold since.

2010-09-23 IEEE Meeting

09-23-10 The IEEE East Tennessee meeting on September 23 will feature Michael "Roby" Robinson, a local patent attorney. Registration is required.

2010-09-22 Negotiation Basics

09-22-10 SCORE announces a Lunch and Learn workshop for Negotiation Basics on September 28 from noon to 2pm in Roane County. Call 865-376-5572 for info.

2010-08-25 Gizmodo eureka

08-25-10 The website Gizmodo is doing a "Eureka" series this week on inventors, invention, and genius.

2010-07-06 Y-12 Hosts East TN Veterans Business Conference

07-06-10 Y-12 Hosts East TN Veterans Business Conference on August 3 at Y-12's New Hope Center, 602 Scarboro Road in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Registration begins at 7.30 AM and the conference ends at 4 PM. Registration is free, but required.

2010-07-06 Sam Hurst Obituary

07-06-10 Local inventor Sam Hurst passed away over the holiday weekend reports the Oak Ridger.

2010-07-01 13 Inventions that went nowhere

07-01-10 Article on 13 inventions that went nowhere. For whatever reason, not all inventions are commercial success. Here are 13 that failed in the marketplace.

2010-06-01 Everyday Edisons

06-01-10 Season 3 of Everyday Edisons, a PBS show, will be airing on ETPTV starting Friday, June 11.

2010-05-03 Community & Patriot Express Workshop

05-03-10 SCORE announces a Community & Patriot Express Workshop to be held at 5pm on May 18 at the Knox Central Building. Apply for an SBA Community Express Loan at the workshop. Contact Terry Burns at 865-215-5752. The workshop is sponsored by the Knox County Supplier Diversity Program, State of Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (BERO) and Knoxville Chamber of Commerce.

2010-04-06 Igor's Book

04-06-10 The second edition of Igor Alexeff's latest book, Electromagnetics of Time Varying Complex Media: Frequency and Polarization Transformer, is due off the press in April 2010.

2010-04-05 Tennessee Innovation Conference and Venture Showcase

04-05-10 The Tennessee Technology Development Corporation is hosting its annual Tennessee Innovation Conference and Venture Showcase, May 10-11, at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville.

2010-02-25 US PTO Inventors Eye

02-25-10 The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has a bimonthly publication for the independent inventor community.  The February issue of the Inventors Eye has an article on Protect Your Innovation: Avoid Scams.

2010-02-19 2010 Start-up Business Plan Competition

02-19-10 The Fairview Technology Center (FTC) business incubator announces the 2010 Start-up Business Plan Competition. Applications are due by March 1, 2010.

2010-02-15 Emory Valley Center Workshop has a general assembly program

02-15-10 Emory Valley Center has a workshop where they offer labor for general assembly manufacturing piece-work. Contact Robbie Snow, Workshop Coordinator at 865-483-4385 x146.

2010-02-07 SCORE is holding a So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? workshop

02-07-10 SCORE is holding a So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur? workshop on February 13 & 27 and March 13 & 27 in Knoxville. Space is limited. Call 865-692-0717 to register.