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Category: The Invention Process
The Four Steps To The Patent Process
So you’re sitting on a great invention. You’ve worked out the kinks, sketched your design, or maybe even made the prototype. Now you’re ready to secure patent protection for your hard work. Before you go down that road, there areContinue reading
What are the four types of manufacturing processes?
Everything around us is the result of specific manufacturing processes. Automobiles, streets, buildings, smartphones, TVs, kitchen appliances, furniture, food, clothes, and more consist of many smaller parts that make up the finished product. Each of these parts and assemblies reliesContinue reading
What are the types of trademarks?
Trademarks are often confused with copyrights and patents, and a lot of people can’t tell the difference between them. Here, we will discuss everything about trademarks: what they are, how they are different from patents and copyrights, and about differentContinue reading
Who Invented Peanut Butter?
Peanut butter spans time, cultures, and countries. Whether it’s served in a dipping sauce for satay, used as a base for African soups or spread onto bread with jelly (or bananas, or honey, or bacon) we can’t get enough. TheContinue reading
Crazy Nikola Tesla Patents
“I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.” That is a quote stated by Nikola Tesla that expresses the selfish commitment sometimes required to succeed as an inventor. The Serbian-American inventor, andContinue reading
What is a Utility Patent?
When we talk about patents, there are three main categories: utility, design, and plant patents. Most commonly, we refer to new patents in regards to utility patents, but design patents are also standard for protecting the look and styling inContinue reading
What is the cost of a patent?
You have an idea, researched ways to put a plan into action, and have created a product to prove this invention is one that could improve the world for generations to come. You’ve spent hours researching how to file a patentContinue reading
How to File a Patent Application in USA
People all over the world dream one day they will have the perfect invention to change the world. They want to be the next Thomas Edison, George Washington Carver, or Caresse Crosby. Maybe the future great American inventor already hasContinue reading
What is a poor man’s patent?
Getting a patent can cost inventors a lot of time and money, and for some, it might be too much of an investment. You may have wondered: what is a poor man’s patent and if it is a cost-effective wayContinue reading