The New Trend in Tradeshows for Inventors

Today, the landscape for inventors is changing. Inventor-only tradeshows and exhibiting in the main areas of large national product tradeshows is fading away fast and being replaced with the new "micro-show" trend in the tradeshow industry.

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Five Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application

As an inventor with a new product idea (or improvement to an existing product), it's important to understand the various types of protection that are available to you. Let's assume that your idea provides benefit and usefulness (not just a visual design). You might consider filing either a non-provisional patent (“Utility or Design Patent”) or a provisional patent application.

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Photo Gallery: InventionHome at the 2010 Toy & Game Inventor Conference

InventionHome sponsored Got Invention Radio as host Brian Fried interviewed contestants in the Young Inventors Challenge. Brian had a blast interviewing inventive minds of all ages, including actor/producer John Ratzenberger and a few friends from a galaxy far, far away... [nggallery id=7]

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Can You Earn Royalties on Your Invention?

It's not as hard as you may think to land a royalty deal on a product invention... provided you have a truly unique and innovative idea to start with and you have some important steps completed before approaching companies.

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Choosing Between a Provisional Patent Application and Utility Patent

When considering the two types of patent applications, don't think of them as a choice between two, independent types of patents...

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Photo Gallery: InventionHome at Licensing International Expo

The InventionHome Team catered to the curious crowds at the InventionHome Booth for what proved to be an exciting experience on the floor of the Licensing International Expo.

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