Eureka Method: How To Think like An Inventor
This two-day course is targeted first to help the participants understand the inventive process and to unlock their creative powers and, second, to ground the participants in the art and science of patent protection. The process of Invention and Design Thinking for an organization will be emphasized. Each student will receive a copy of Dr. Hershey’s text, The Eureka Method: How to Think Like an Inventor.
This course also features an Optional Third Day: Design Thinking: Creativity and Courage in Service of National Security.
Dr. John Hershey is a technologist and was one of the leading inventors on the technical staff at the general Electric Global Research Center. He has forty years of engineering experience in the government intelligence community, Dept. of Commerce, and private industry. He has 200 allowed US patents, has coauthored 2 encyclopedia entries and 8 books on system theory, LEO satellites, spread spectrum communications, and, the latest two, Cryptography Demystified and The Eureka Method: How to Think like an Inventor, in the McGraw-Hill series. He coauthored the seminal paper "White Space Patenting" that was published in Intellectual Property Today and he was elected a Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to secure communications. He has served as an adjunct faculty member for several universities and as an ABET program evaluator.
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