Posts Tagged: Famous Inventors


Rural and Independent Innovators Conference

The Rocky Mountain Regional Office will participate in a panel discussion about how rural & independent innovators can better identify and manage risks. Panelists will share perspectives …
By Gene Quinn
3 months ago 0

Inventors Association of Metropolitan Detroit

Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Regional Director, Damian Porcari, will present at the monthly meeting of the Inventors Association of Metropolitan …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Evolution of Diapers: How the waterproof diaper cover made parenting much simpler

Marion Donovan invented a few products that made some everyday life tasks easier, the most important of which is the waterproof diaper cover. Donovan’s dedication to …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 8

Evolution of Technology: Bluetooth, the once and future king

Although not the only innovator to have a hand in the development of the wireless communications standard, Jaap Haartsen was responsible for some important Bluetooth advances and …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Upper Midwest Jazzed Up About Expansion of Patent Pro Bono Program

When Section 32 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act became law in fall 2011, the USPTO began working with intellectual property law associations across the country to establish pro …

An International Economy Means I Need An International Patent, Right?

Before selling your product outside the United States, you need to take into account the vastly different cultural and market preferences outside the country. As anyone who …
By Mark Nowotarski
4 years ago 0

When You Believe: A High Tech Entrepreneur’s Story

One of the Patent Examiners was surprised that I was there by myself and asked why I didn’t have an “army” of attorneys with me, as …
By Michelle Fisher
5 years ago 5

IP News & Notes: CLS Bank, Inventor Expo, PAIR & More

Starting January 15, 2014, some EFS-Web and Private PAIR users experienced issues when authenticating to the system… The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Alice Corp. v. CLS …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

InventionHome Seeks Inventors to Pitch DRTV Companies

InventionHome will be hosting the DRTV Product Summit, a one-day event on October 24, 2013, at Robert Morris University that will give everyday inventors the opportunity to pitch their …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

Two US Inventors Nominated for European Inventor Award

Two American scientists have been nominated for the European Inventor Award (EIA), which is presented annually by the European Patent Office (EPO) to outstanding inventors for their …

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees

In celebration of its mission to recognize and foster invention, the National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 Inductees. The inventors to be honored this year …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

The Eureka Method: How to Think Like an Inventor

In my experience, the passion to invent is stirred by two things: dissatisfaction with an existing product or service (i.e., too large, too slow, too expensive, …
By Dr. John Hershey
7 years ago 0

USPTO Names Iowa Library to Support Intellectual Property Information Needs of Inventors and Entrepreneurs

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the designation of Iowa’s Davenport Public Library as a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). As …
By U.S.P.T.O.
8 years ago 0

Things I Learned: An Inventor’s Journey from Idea to Market

It generally takes a lot longer and costs a lot more to get an idea licensed. New ideas are hard to sell. The capable companies are not …
By Andre Nel
9 years ago 7

Inventing to Solve Problems

The key to making money with innovation is to be able to solve a problem that will lead to a product or service that others will be …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0