From G1-G8: Mastering Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the Invention Submission Process


It happens to everyone…you’re driving to work, you’re walking through a store looking for that one thing you can’t find anywhere, you wake up from a dream, you’re in the shower and BING! You’ve got an idea. It’s an awesome idea and you know just where you share it…Edison Nation. So you log in, you

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Second Invention Idea Licensed from Ellery Homestyles Innovation Search


   We’re excited to announce that a second licensing deal has been signed from the Ellery Homestyles Innovation Search we hosted last fall. To remind, Ellery Homestyles is a leading supplier of branded and private label home fashion products, which are sold in major retailers such as Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, JCP and

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Edison Nation Inventors “Pitch the Hill” to Showcase American Innovation

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As you may know, Edison Nation has been a key player in fighting for the rights of independent inventors. Last year, Edison Nation was instrumental in ensuring the voice of independent inventors was heard, resulting in Senator Leahy dropping proposed patent legislation that favored large corporations over legitimate patent holders. In addition, Edison Nation CEO, Louis Foreman, has

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Inventing 101: Terminology Inventors Should Know

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The inventing process can be a daunting one, for veterans and newbies alike. All the industry jargon, legal vocabulary and technical terms can be confusing and detract you from understanding important inventing processes and guidelines and leave you feeling overwhelmed. At Edison Nation, we try to remove as many barriers as possible that stand between inventors

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InvENtor Spotlight: A Q&A with John Vilardi

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The Edison Nation community currently has over 130,000 members. Our members come from all walks of life and all corners of the globe, from innovative moms and craft DIY-ers to rocket scientists and industrial designers. You name it, we’ve got ‘em all, and they all have one thing in common—they have turned to Edison Nation help

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Q&A: Innovation Search for Microsoft HoloLens Applications

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Edison Nation has teamed up with a Microsoft-certified investor that is actively seeking to invest and develop Microsoft HoloLens application ideas and have turned to the Edison Nation community for ideas. Ideas can be submitted for consideration and review to our Microsoft HoloLens Innovation Search. Inventors of chosen ideas will split all royalties with Edison

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Ben Chambers Signs Licensing Deal with Leading Wire and Cable Manufacturer

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As a commercial graphic arts and photography agent by day and a DIY-er/home remodeler by night, Ben Chambers is certainly creative by nature. It may come as no surprise that Ben conceived the idea for his invention during a kitchen renovation project. Ben evolved his conceptual idea from a sketch on a napkin, to a full working

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Rite Aid and Edison Nation Medical have Partnered to License Your Health and Wellness Ideas

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Rite Aid and Edison Nation’s sister company, Edison Nation Medical have partnered to bring your bright invention idea to life! Whereas Edison Nation is an innovation marketplace and online community for consumer product licensing, Edison Nation Medical’s focus is on commercializing inventions to improve healthcare. Through Edison Nation Medical’s confidential and secure online platform, you

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Microsoft-Certified Investor is Looking for HoloLens Application Ideas

Ready to step into augmented holographic reality? Microsoft is ready to transform your world with holograms. How? Microsoft recently debuted their plans to introduce Microsoft HoloLens, an advanced holographic computing platform, to Windows 10. Microsoft promises that HoloLens will improve the way you do things everyday and enable you do things never before possible.   We’re excited

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