The Money Hour with Tina Mitchell and Keelan Harvey

5 Upsides to Downsizing Your Home – Myths About Making a Video – Advantages & Pitfalls of Patents

Guests in studio this week:

Brenda Martin grew up in a family real estate business and has been surrounded by the industry her whole life. She holds CNE (Certified Negotiations Expert) and SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designations and is recognized by John L Scott as a President’s Gold Agent for her success in helping clients achieve their home ownership goals. Brenda partners with an innovative and successful team, using their combined knowledge to give her clients an advantage for a beneficial real estate experience. She is committed to providing professional real estate services with a goal to always exceed expectations. The wonderful friendships that are formed with her clients bring Brenda the most satisfaction and joy from working in the residential real estate industry. In today’s The Money Hour segment, Brenda talks about the benefits of downsizing. Listen to Brenda’s segment.

Meena is the CEO of Werxo – as its leader, she guides the company as it traverses the landscape of corporate, non-profit sector, and more artistic storytelling. Prior to this, she has owned a graphic design company and a stationery company. She worked for many years as a graphic designer, product designer and as a marketing extraordinaire. She has also spent a lot of time creating, teaching and promoting the creation of art –- in her home, at her son’s school, and in her community. Meena has lived in California, NYC and the greater Seattle area. Meena seeks connection through the cultivation of relationships. her heart’s calling is to give airtime and use film & video as a medium to tell the stories of women and people of color, among other minorities. In today’s The Money Hour segment, Meena discusses the myths around creating a video.

Brooke Quist is a partner at Seed Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLP with over 22 years of experience in Intellectual Property Law. Prior to joining Seed IP, Brooke was a partner at Steptoe & Johnson, LLP. Before practicing law, Mr. Quist was a senior research and design engineer in the Aircraft Division of the Northrop Corporation. Brooke Quist specializes in domestic and foreign intellectual property, including strategic portfolio development, patent preparation and prosecution, freedom to operate opinions, patent invalidity and non-infringement opinions, due diligence investigations, client counseling, licensing, and technology transfer agreements. Brooke lectures on U.S. patent practice at the University of Washington’s renowned Center for Advanced Study and Research on Innovation. In today’s The Money Hour segment, Brooke discusses patents – ignorance is not bliss.