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Past Events: Innovation Lunchbox

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -Steve Martin, President and Sutdio Head for Firaxis Games, discussed Firaxis’ formula for innovation and the role the studios creative environment and culture play in developing some of the world’s most celebrated video games. Patent Awards were presented.

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -Tim Hughes, Senior VP and General Counsel for SpaceX, discussed the company's history, innovation, challenges and road map to the future. Patent Awards were presented.

  • Thursday, February 6, 2014 -Scott Case, Founding CTO of priceline.com and Founding CEO of Startup America, shares his experience enabling a hyper-growth company and supporting startup communities that create jobs and sustain our nation's globel leadership. Patent Awards were presented.

  • Monday, Agusut 5, 2013 -Seth Goldman, President, Cofounder, and TeaEO of Honest Tea, and author of Mission in a Bottle, discussed taking Honest Tea from kitchen to Coca-Cola. Patent Awards were presented.

  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - Dan Powers, Vice President Amazon Web Services Sales & Business Development Worldwide at Amazon Web Services, discussed Amazon's leadership principles and how they have enabled a book company to become a recognized innovator and global leader in new markets such as cloud computing. Awards were presented.

  • Thursday, March 24, 2011 - Dr. Hamad Faridi, Vice President of Research & Development at McCormick & Company, discussed McCormick's "tasteful" innovation process and their passion for flavor. Awards were presented.

  • Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - Carole Tomko, President and GM at Discovery Studios shared her insights on how Discovery encourages and satisfies curiosity. Copyright Awards were presented.

  • Monday, October 12, 2009 - Rick Hutley, Vice President Global Innovation at Cisco shared his perspective on the future of global innovation and discussed how Cisco pursues innovation to "transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
    Patent Awards were presented.

  • Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - The first InnovationΧΔ Lunchbox event, held on February 3, 2009, was a celebration of Information Technology and Open Source innovation at APL. OTT's co-sponsors for this event included the Office of Patent Council, GED, AISD and the Software Developers Group. Chris DiBona, Open Source Manager for Google discussed Google's use of open source. Copyright Awards were presented.
  • March 12, 2002 - Key note talk by Dr. R. A. DeMarco
    Associate Technical Director, Office of Naval Research
    Patent awards were presented.
  • November 19, 2001 - Key note talk by Dr. C. Cottell
    Director of Technology Transfer, Naval Research Laboratory
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts
    (.ppt)

  • June 4, 2001 - "The APL Technology Transfer Cycle: From Invention to Royalties"
    Part 3 of 3 - Licensing/Royalty and Development Income.
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts (.ppt)

  • March 16, 2001 - "The APL Technology Transfer Cycle: From Invention to Royalties"
    Part 2 of 3 - Intellectual Property Protection/Marketing.
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts (.ppt):
  • January 30, 2001 - "The APL Technology Transfer Cycle: From Invention to Royalties"
    Part 1 of 3 - Invention/Assessment.
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts
    (.ppt)
  • October 31, 2000 - "From Flower to Akorn: A Case Study of the Cycle of Technology Transfer"
    Patent awards were presented.

  • March 23, 2000 - "Software Patenting"
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts
    (.ppt)

  • January 14, 2000 - "What Do I Do, When Do I Do It, and What Does It Mean?"
    Patent awards were presented.
    See handouts
    (.doc)

  • November 15, 1999 - "Invention, Inventorship, and Documentation"
    Patent awards were presented.