How is a trademark different from a patent?

It is not uncommon for new inventors to ask questions about the type of protection they should seek with a new idea or invention.  Here is some basic information on the types of protections you ...

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Did you know? The first tourist attraction corn maze was created in 1993 in Annville, Pennsylvania

Corn mazes are fall-favorite attractions among both children and adults. Many are based on artistic designs such as characters from movies and appear in many different designs. Some mazes are even created to tell stories ...

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Did you know? The earliest known golf match was played over 700 years ago in the year 1297

In Loenen (Netherlands) on February 26, 1297, the first recorded game of golf was played with a carved stick and small leather ball. The winner was whoever hit the ball with the least number of ...

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UIA Inventor Spotlight Showcase at the New “Made in America” Show

InventionHome is pleased to announce that the United Inventors Association (UIA) will be hosting an “Inventors Spotlight” area at the 2019 Made In America Show. This first-ever exposition and celebratory event solely focusing on U.S. ...

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How to Earn Royalties On Your Invention

We’ve all heard of inventions that have sold millions of units like Proactiv, Bowflex, Ped Egg, Snuggie and the George Foreman Grill, but what does it take to license an idea for royalties? If you are ...

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Fitness, Health, or Wellness Inventions Wanted for 2019 FIBO USA Tradeshow

InventionHome is excited to help the United Inventors Association (UIA) launch an Inventors Spotlight section at the upcoming FIBO USA tradeshow. FIBO USA is the latest edition of the world’s largest fitness, health, and wellness ...

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QVC and HSN Open Submissions for “The Big Find” Nationwide Search in Beauty and Fashion

InventionHome is pleased to share that QVC and HSN have just launched “The Big Find”, a nationwide search to discover the next big brand or unique product in beauty, fashion, accessories, and jewelry. The submission process ...

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Did you know? The Windows operating system was first created and released to the public in the 1980s

The first independent version of Microsoft Windows, version 1.0, was released on November 20, 1985. Despite achieving little popularity with the general public, Bill Gates and Microsoft continued to develop new features to the system. With ...

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InventionHome Provides Support to National Tradeshows Hosting Inventor Sections

Over the years InventionHome has been pleased to be an ongoing sponsor at the national tradeshows that offer special sections for inventors. Currently these include the International Home + Housewares Show, the National Hardware Show, ...

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InventionHome Teams with QVC and HSN on Upcoming Nationwide Product Search

If you have a beauty and fashion product, it could be the next great discovery at QVC and HSN. InventionHome is pleased to play a supporting role in QVC and HSN’s launch of “The Big Find”, ...

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Did you know that weather radar was developed during World War II?

Radar was invented shortly before the 1930s and deployed specifically for military use. However, radar operators discovered that weather was causing echoes on their screen and masking potential enemy targets. Techniques were developed to filter ...

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Did you know that the first mention of the Easter Bunny was over 300 years ago?

The Easter Bunny custom was first mentioned in Georg Franck von Franckenau's 'About Easter Eggs' in 1682, referring to a German tradition of an Easter Hare bringing eggs for the children. Originating among German Lutherans, the ...

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