on the Patent Prosecution Highway
By Christopher Ma
Obtaining a patent in multiple countries is a little bit easier these days thanks to the Patent Prosecution Highway program – an agreement among the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and numerous nations.
Typically, securing a patent in multiple countries can be a long and expensive process, sometimes taking more [...]
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on the Patent Prosecution Highway
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Once again Inventors Digest has partnered with the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance to host a video competition for college innovation teams. Public voting runs Feb. 18 to March 14 right here on inventorsdigest.com. View the videos below and cast your vote now! Winners will be announced at the Open Minds event March 26 [...]
Inventor website InventorSpot shut its online forums, citing lack of resources to police an avalanche of spam from self-promoters.
“Without proper revenue and staffing for the forums, and the overwhelming amount of spam attacking our site daily, we have
decided it best to temporarily shut down the forums until we can find sufficient resources and support for the [...]
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By Dave Lavinsky
If you want to turn your invention into a thriving company – versus licensing or selling your intellectual properly – there’s one thing that’s significantly more important than the quality of your goods.
And that one thing is funding.
Without funding, you can’t invest in new product development, manufacturing, staffing and everything else that’s needed [...]
Being Original Ain’t Easy
By Jack Lander
Before my friend Paul retired he was a book producer. He spent much of his workday analyzing the kinds of books that were selling well. His objective was to find a gap among them — an opportunity for another book.
When he identified a gap he would evaluate it critically. And [...]
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office requested at $2.71 billion budget for 2012, a 16 percent increase from the previous year.
The patent office says the 2012 budget “will contribute to America’s innovation economy and promote economic growth and competitiveness by cutting the average overall processing time of a patent application from 35 months to 20 [...]
Lemelson-MIT Awards Grants to 14 U.S. High Schools
Fourteen high school teams from across the nation will be working to solve some of the thorniest and most important problems on the planet courtesy of the Lemelson-MIT InventTeam program.
Each team will receive up to $10,000 to create and pursue yearlong invention projects that provide hands-on access to [...]