Fairfield University's School of Engineering and the Inventors Association of Connecticut will present a talk by an inventor of housewares 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 31, in the dining room of Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business, 1073 North Benson Road.

Warren Tuttle, president of United Inventors Association and founder and CEO of Monashee Marketing, will talk about IP licensing and his association, according to a news release from the Inventors Association.

Tuttle, who positions himself as the "Housewares Guru" having been associated with the industry for many years, helped introduce Smart Spin kitchen storage containers, the release states. He also helped initiate the market launch of several other innovative kitchen products, including Misto, The Gourmet Olive Oil Sprayer as well as The Toss and Turn Pan.

He has also helped numerous housewares product patent holders obtain licensing agreements with major U.S. manufacturers and counseled several inventors who went on to start their own small businesses.

Additionally, Tuttle leads the external product development program at Lifetime Brands of Garden City, N.Y., the world's largest manufacturer of kitchen utensils and a major supplier of food prep and table top products.

Admission to the talk is free. Visit www.inventus.org for information.