Invention of the Week:

July 11th, 2011 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

Thumb-Lite is a very small Stick-On LED. Thumb-Lite's compact design provides an easy way to turn anything into a flashlight. Whether unlocking a car door or finding something dropped in the dark, Thumb-lite is a convenient way to provide extra light when needed.

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How To Pitch Your Idea to Companies

June 30th, 2011 by InventionHome | 2 Comments

In preparation for the Summit, we put together some guidelines specific to the Direct Response (infomercial) industry, but in reality many of these tips can apply across all categories. Bottom line is... if you are meeting with a company in order to pitch your invention, whether it be a household gadget or a medical whatzit, proper preparation will increase your chances of success.

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Six Leading Infomercial Companies Come Together for the 2011 DRTV Product Summit

June 15th, 2011 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

InventionHome today announced their first DRTV Product Summit, offering the opportunity for inventors to present their products at no cost and in person to six of the industry's most influential infomercial/DRTV companies.

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Photo Gallery: InventionHome at the 2011 National Hardware Show

May 31st, 2011 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

InventionHome found huge success at the 2011 National Hardware Show where they exhibited several hardware-related inventions and even oversaw a license agreement on the show floor!

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InventionHome Licenses New Product on the Floor of the National Hardware Show

May 31st, 2011 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Our sponsorship of the inventors’ areas at three big shows (Housewares, Response Expo, and Hardware) culminated with the signing of a licensing agreement on the floor of the National Hardware Show (NHS).

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Photo Gallery: InventionHome Sponsors Inventor Areas at 2011 Tradeshows

May 12th, 2011 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Every year InventionHome sponsors areas such as the Inventor’s Spotlight and the Inventors Pavilion at some of the largest inventor tradeshows such as the National Hardware Show and Response Expo. We recently published a great article on why these inventor […]

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InventionHome Raises the Bar in the Invention Industry with Launch of New Website

May 6th, 2011 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Earlier today, InventionHome launched their new and improved website outlining the company’s industry-leading Marketing & Licensing Program and easy 3-step process at

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The New Trend in Tradeshows for Inventors

March 30th, 2011 by InventionHome

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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Photo Gallery: InventionHome at the 2011 International Home + Housewares Show

March 9th, 2011 by InventionHome | 2 Comments

PitchMan Anthony “Sully” Sullivan joins Amy and Colleen at the InventionHome booth! Inventor Jerry Avey was also a huge hit when he stopped by the InventionHome booth to demonstrate his Melon Peeler. [nggallery id=6]

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Five Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application

February 25th, 2011 by InventionHome

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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