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Practising Law Institute

Practising Law Institute is a non-profit continuing legal education organization chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, founded in 1933. PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques which are critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge.

The PLI Patent Bar Review Course is the Nation’s #1 Patent Bar Review and is geared to one thing and one thing only – ensuring you pass the PTO Exam! All course materials are 100% Exam-Focused, and updated continually to all current USPTO rules tested on the Exam. Interactive testing software, Patware, leads the field in computer-based testing and closely tracks the computer-based Exam. MORE LIVE LOCATIONS than anyone else throughout the United States, and available in MORE HOMESTUDY FORMATS (CD-ROMs, DVDs & CDs).


Reed Tech

Reed TechReed Tech, A LexisNexis Company, has withstood the test of time, adapting to the latest technology and meeting the needs of its customers for nearly 50 years. As part of the LexisNexis® family, Reed Tech serves its clients in the public and private sectors with the expertise and capacity required in the technology-focused fields of content management and Intellectual Property services.

Reed Tech offers a robust suite of services for all facets of information capture, transformation, management and distribution, including large volumes of technical documents, offering products and services that include Intellectual Property Solutions, Life Sciences, Website and Social Media Archiving and Content Managing Services (CMS). With continued work for organizations such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Patent & Trademark Office, Reed Tech is a recognized leader in content management services.



innography-logoFounded in 2007 and based in Austin, Texas, Innography provides better answers to questions about intellectual property to help organizations improve their business results. Innography’s proprietary software suite combines 100 million corrected patent documents, combined with many other data sources and unique visualization technologies, to enable users to quickly gain valuable insights for optimizing their patent portfolios and understanding current and potential competitors. With a client list that includes the top technology, manufacturing, and household good firms in the world, and a client satisfaction rating that far exceeds the industry average, Innography is the world’s premier patent analytics provider. Headquartered in Austin, TX and privately held, Innography enables companies of all types and sizes to benefit from rapid results and cost savings when utilizing our Web-based IP application for Patent Licensing, Litigation Strategies and Acquisition Due Diligence.


CPA Global

CPA Global was founded in 1969 in Jersey, Channel Islands, and today employ over 2,000 IP people.  Their heritage began in patent annuities, expanding into Asia and the US in the 1970s, and grew services to encompass trademarks in the 1980s.  From 2000, the scope of thier offer has grown dramatically. They systematically acquired leading software, service and information companies to build a unique breadth and depth of capability, spanning the entire IP lifecycle and with an unrivaled network that circles the globe.  In 2012, they were acquired by private equity firm Cinven. This heralded a new chapter in their development and has driven an accelerated growth strategy and strengthening of the business’ global footprint in mainland Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.  It also saw four acquisitions in three years: Silicon Valley-based developer of IP electronic document management systems First To File in 2013; IP service provider Patrafee in the Nordics (together with its IP Forecaster budgeting tool) in 2014; leading international search brand Landon IP also in 2014; and market innovators in information and analytics, Innography in 2015.



FormSwift offers many free legal documents for personal use. Personal forms typically do not involve more than two or three parties. These forms may be used to secure a transaction involving products or services, to set up a contract to protect a party from dispute, or to make a formal legal request.  They also offer Small business legal forms, including confidentiality agreements, bills of sales, service contracts, and loan agreements. Small business forms may involve two or more parties, and they should always include as much information as possible about the small business that is either being created or already exists. These legal documents can help a small business set up their new endeavor, whether it is purchasing real estate, setting up employee or contractor contracts, or acquiring loans. They are also useful for established small businesses that are performing important transactions.  FormSwift also offers a complete suite of tax forms for businesses, including w2, 1099-misc, 1099-int, w9, and pay stubs. These tax forms can be filled out with our easy to use pdf editor, and are updated to the latest version ever year. FormSwift subscribers can also use our PDF editor tool to upload and edit their own documents with a single click. So far, more than 10 million documents have been created on FormSwift.


Planet Patent

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Planet Patent is a patent search company utilizing cutting-edge technologies to provide our clients thorough searches. Our experienced research team examines U.S. and foreign patents as well as non-patent prior art. We serve attorneys, businesses and independent inventors. Searching over 100 million patents and applications from 100 countries using the latest technologies, we give our clients an edge.

Founded by Glen Kotapish, a professional patent researcher, who presently is president of the Inventors Network of the Capital Area, we offer Novelty, Collection, Infringement, Right-to-Use/Clearance, State-of-the-Art, and Validity and Invalidity searches.  As part of our patent search services, we search both U.S. and foreign patents as well as non-patent prior art. Since our founding over ten years ago we’ve performed thousands of searches for hundreds of clients. We love what we do – finding important patents with thorough, courteous and prompt service. Call us today to find out how we can best serve you.


Enhance Product Development

Enhance Logo on BlueEnhance Product Development is a product design firm offering a full suite of services for inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups.  Enhance’s core competency is in industrial design, engineering and prototyping, marketing and licensing.  Their innovative team has the creative vision and knowhow that is the difference that makes the difference.  From complicated multi-phased projects to simple product concepts, their extensive background and capabilities create an environment where products flourish and achieve their potential.

Having been involved in licensing for over a decade, Enhance has extensive experience with what licensees are looking for and have developed their  design packages and method of establishing a license deal with one goal in mind: attracting a company to take your invention and pay you a royalty.


Lambert & Lambert

Lambert & Lambert is the bridge between your invention and the manufacturers who want your invention. Through their team of specialists they provide the information, resources, and contacts necessary to get your invention in the hands of these important people. The best part is that our service is virtually FREE! All that you pay is the initial evaluation fee. If they come to the conclusion that your invention is indeed a great one, the rest of the licensing process is on them. This includes the cost of all our hours spent developing your invention, the marketing material, travel, presentations, legal expenses… everything. The only time they get paid is when you receive royalties from a licensing agreement. The typical Lambert & Lambert share of licensing revenue is 25-30% and so the inventor’s share is 70-75%. Inventors Wanted