Members of the Board
The members of the National Innovation Association Board are dedicated to assist inventors and innovators understand and navigate the challenging world of Intellectual Property, especially in today’s seemingly anti-inventor, pro Big Tech and pro multi-national conglomerate, environment.
However, make no mistake…Patents are property rights. Period. They are guaranteed in our U.S. Constitution; Article I Section 8 Powers of Congress Clause 8.
Randy Landreneau is an entrepreneur, product designer, business and marketing strategist, and an inventor holding three patents. He is a former President and current Board Member of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council, President of Complete Product Development, a firm that does CAD design, prototyping, and short runs, and the President of the non-profit US Inventor.
In 2017, as President of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council, he was instrumental in the news-making visit of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Acting Director Joe Matal to attend a meeting of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council.
Steve Lyon is an entrepreneur, product developer and inventor, founder and president of M3P LLC (proprietary packaging for the medical, food and HBA industries), former Board member of the Inventors’ Network and the current President of the Inventors’ Network – Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Following a dozen years of consumer products experience, and another dozen years of fulfilling a lifelong dream of being a business owner, Steve now owns a business that invents packaging concepts, protects them, and then seeks companies to license the concepts.
Josh Malone is an inventor, engineer, product developer, a USPTO registered patent agent, entrepreneur and the founder and President of TINNUS (There Is Nothing New Under the Sun) Enterprises. This describes his approach which is to find the best products, technologies, or methods and use them, improve them, or replace them.
In 2006, Josh quit his corporate job to take his shot at the Inventor’s Dream. Eight years later, savings depleted and kids college unfunded, he took one last swing before trudging back to the corporate world. And, he hit a home-run with Bunch O Balloons. His solution to the 63 year old problem of filling and sealing water balloons instantly became the number one selling summer toy.