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Study finds the number of women entering and staying active in the patent system is at an all-time high July 21, 2020 Press Release 20-18 WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today released “Progress and Potential: 2020 Update on U.S. Women Inventor-Patentees,” a follow-up to its 2019 report on U.S. women […]

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GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 2020 Cade Prize entry period opens June 1, 2020 and applications will be accepted at cademuseum.org/cade-museum-prize through August 1, 2020. Since 2010, the Cade Prize has celebrated innovation by identifying, recognizing, and celebrating Florida-based inventors and entrepreneurs, who, through an innovative invention, demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems in their field of expertise. As one of […]

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  Patent Center Beta is now available for all users. Patent Center is a new tool for electronic filing and management of patent applications in a single unified interface. Patent Center and DOCX filing features: Single unified interface for patent applicants Use of existing USPTO.gov accounts and sponsorships Submission of the specification, claims, and abstract in a […]

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Daniel DiPiazza CONTRIBUTOR Author Re-invention can be triggered externally, but must take place internally.Entrepreneurs must develop the power to create the impossible in order to realize their highest potential. No entrepreneur is happy with maintaining the status quo, even if they’ve achieved success, accolades and comfort from their accomplishments. The “zone of genius” can become […]

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Image credit: Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock Determining whether your invention will be successful or not is an integral part of being an entrepreneur. Here are three reasons inventors are outsourcing the review process to increase efficiency. When entrepreneurs and companies invent new products or technologies, they are understandably reticent to share their ideas with outsiders. After […]

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PITTSBURGH — Action News Investigates has learned a lawsuit accuses a Pittsburgh-based invention promotion company of running a deceptive and fraudulent scam. The class-action lawsuit says InventHelp and its affiliates took millions of dollars from inventors, who got virtually nothing in return. The company disputes the allegations. Court records show InventHelp has convinced thousands of […]

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There are many businesses focused on helping inventors develop and monetize their ideas.  There are companies that, for instance, help people seek patents on their inventions, license their inventions, turn their ideas into tangible products, and promote those products.  World Patent Marketing in Florida bills itself as one of those companies.  But according to a […]

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The National Inventors Hall of Fame, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), is pleased to announce the 2017 class of Inductees, all of whom have contributed to society in meaningful ways through their groundbreaking, patented innovations. For full biographies on each Inductee, visit: http://www.invent.org/honor/inductees/ […]

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By Gene Quinn October 22, 2016 Frequently inventors are faced with a dilemma that is all too common for entrepreneurs. Generally speaking, most will bootstrap a project, whether it is an invention or start-up. That means long hours working without compensation, without revenue and not enough money to do everything that really needs to be […]

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Roger Brown -Product Licensing, Invention Consultant, Serial Inventor, Author of Comics, Children’s Books Contacting companies for the first time can be scary and uncertain for Inventors. You want to do it right and get the company interested in your product and see it on store shelves. My invention submissions have resulted in licensing deals in […]

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