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Inventors Association of Arizona

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Keynote Speaker Series

7pm (Arizona Time)


Stephen Key, InventRight Founder

Become a Professional Inventor


To write his new book “Become a Professional Inventor,” Stephen Key interviewed 30 experts across 17 different industries about their experience with open innovation and licensing. He will share what he learned from successful professional inventors and market leaders across industries including kitchen, hardware, automotive, As Seen On TV, pet, dental, hospitality, toy and game, novelty gift, health and beauty, and more.



— How to present your ideas to companies the right way.

— What separates professional inventors from amateurs.

— How to invent ideas that are more likely to get licensed.

— How to become an asset to companies looking for ideas.

Stephen Key

InventRight Co-founder

Stephen Key is the world’s leading expert in licensing consumer product ideas and a 2018-2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science-Lemelson Invention Ambassador. He achieved repeat success as an independent inventor, including defending his intellectual property against one of the largest toy companies in federal court. The innovative packaging solution he brought to market is protected by more than 20 patents and received 15 industry awards, including two Edisons.


InventRight, the coaching program he cofounded in 1999, has helped people from more than 65 countries license their product ideas. He explains how to take advantage of the power of open innovation on his popular YouTube channel inventRightTV and in Forbes, Inc., and Entrepreneur online.


In 2017, he cofounded Inventors Groups of America with the goal of educating and empowering inventors and inventing group leaders. He is also the cofounder of inventYES, a free program for high school students worldwide.


In 2019, Stephen taught University of Newcastle in Australia students his 10-step strategy for licensing ideas, originally published in his bestselling book One Simple Idea: How to Turn Your Dreams Into a Licensing Goldmine.


Stephen is also the author of One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs, Sell Your Ideas With or Without a Patent, and Become a Professional Inventor: The Insider’s Guide to Companies Looking for Ideas

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