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Guide to Application. 2006/2007. Scholarship Application Process. Front Page of Application should take 5 - 10 minutes to complete Student’s name Student’s address, telephone number, email address Student’s high school Grade List of other students on the proposed team

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Guide to application

Guide to Application

2006/2007


Scholarship application process

Scholarship Application Process

  • Front Page of Application should take 5 - 10 minutes to complete

  • Student’s name

  • Student’s address, telephone number, email address

  • Student’s high school

  • Grade

  • List of other students on the proposed team

  • Title, Abstract, Uses of the proposed invention

  • Student’s and Parent’s/Guardian’s signature

  • Call Attorneys Dave Gomes (617-345-3267) or Anne Pareti (617-345-3732) with questions


Application

Application


Application continued

Application (continued)


Scholarship application process1

Scholarship Application Process

  • Terms and Conditions of the contest are on the back page of the application

  • Please read carefully - very important

  • Call Attorneys Dave Gomes (617-345-3267) or Anne Pareti (617-345-3732) with questions


Terms conditions

Terms & Conditions


Terms conditions continued

Terms & Conditions (continued)


Report format

Report Format

  • Title

  • Name of participant on each page

  • List of the single participant or joint participants

  • Purpose/Field of Invention

  • Background

  • Summary of the invention

  • Detailed description of invention, includes drawings with all parts and key features labeled

  • Prototypes or models are optional

  • $100 limit to spend on materials, including model

  • Reports and models (optional) must be submitted by February 28, 2007


Review process

Review Process

  • 4 - 6 Reviewers

  • Possible reviewers are patent attorneys, entrepreneurs, and educators

  • Reports will be submitted by February 28, 2007

  • Winner will be notified by March 21, 2007


Patent application process

Patent Application Process

  • A patent attorney at Burns & Levinson LLP will prepare the patent application

  • Start with the winning report

  • Winner will work closely with a patent attorney

  • Draft claims that legally protect the invention

  • Patent application preparation and U.S. Patent and Trade Office examination process takes 2-3 years

  • License invention to a company if patent issues

  • No guarantee that a patent will issue or a license agreement can be entered into


Summary

Summary

  • Applications are due January 29, 2007

  • Email questions to [email protected] or [email protected]

  • Help sessions at the John D. O’Bryant School (JDO) and Brighton High School (BHS)

    • November 14, 2006 (JDO) and November 29, 2006 (BHS)

    • December 12, 2006 (JDO) and December 14, 2006 (BHS)

    • January 17, 2007 (JDO) and January 24, 2007 (BHS)

    • February 6, 2007 (JDO) and February 13, 2007 (BHS)

      **Dates and times are tentative, please contact us to confirm**

  • Reports are due February 28, 2007

  • Mandatory presentation at judging in March (date(s) and location to be announced by January 10, 2007)

  • Award ceremony to be held in May of 2007

  • Patent application process begins after ceremony


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