Did you know? The custom of trick-or-treating has been around since the Middle Ages!

Trick-or-treating is a Halloween  custom for children and adults in many countries. People in costumes travel from house-to-house, asking for treats with the phrase "Trick or treat". The "treat" is usually some form of candy while the "trick" refers to ...

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InventionHome to sponsor popular “Inventors Corner” at the upcoming Housewares Show

InventionHome is pleased to extend its partnership for the 9th consecutive year with the International Home + Housewares Show taking place March 2–5, 2019, in Chicago, IL. As the world’s largest marketplace of home goods, this ...

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Did you know? A fall-favorite, the candy apple, was invented in 1908

Toffee apples, also known as candy apples in North America, are apples covered in a hard toffee or sugar candy coating, with a stick inserted as a handle. Caramel is also commonly used to cover ...

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What are patents and trademarks?

An Intellectual Property Right (IPR) is a right given to a person over the creation of their intellect or mind. IPRs include patents, trademarks and copyrights, and are governed by the US Patent and Trademark ...

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Showcase Your Golf Invention at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show

InventionHome is pleased to again sponsor the “Inventors Spotlight” at the upcoming PGA Merchandise Show, where event attendees can experience over 1000 interactive exhibits and network with industry leaders and professionals. The show is scheduled ...

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How to Patent and Sell an Invention

If you're an inventor looking to patent and sell your idea, make sure you understand the 3 Step Inventor Process. Do you want to know how to get a patent? How to market your idea? ...

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InventionHome Helped German Inventor Get Marketing Deal for Sales Exposure in the U.S.

We wish the German inventor of Soxies continued success, as he has recently signed a marketing deal for sales exposure in the U.S. Soxies are a supportive sock with an integrated ergonomic gel pad which ...

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We’re happy to have assisted with marketing deal for Mass. Inventors of a Beach Product

We wish continued sales success to Massachusetts inventor Karen and her husband Dean as they have recently signed a marketing deal for their Breezy Beach Anchors. The patented anchor clips are available in several fun ...

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Did you know? Credit cards were invented in the early 1900s

Credit cards were invented in the early 1900s and have evolved into one of the most common payment methods for in-store and online purchases.  The first iteration of a ‘credit card’ was called a “charge ...

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Did you know? The first umbrella shop opened in 1830s England and is still in operation today!

The shop opened in 1830 and is still located at 53 New Oxford Street in London, England. The first patent for an umbrella was issued in 1969 when Bradford E Phillips, the owner of Totes ...

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Should You License Your Invention For Ongoing Royalty Payments

If you are not familiar with the term “license”, think of it as a way of renting your invention as opposed to selling your invention. If you are not in a position to develop, manufacture and ...

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Illinois Carpenter Obtains a Licensing Deal with Major Manufacturer

Congratulations to Robert, an Illinois carpenter who just secured a license agreement with a major North American manufacturer of vehicle aftermarket products. His patented invention, the “Tailgate Sawhorse” is a set of hardware which provides ...

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