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Patenting vs. Trademarking Your New Idea

June 14th, 2017 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

An Intellectual Property Right (IPR) is a right given to a person over the creation of their intellect or mind. IPRs include patents, trademarks and copyrights, and are governed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). If you are […]

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10 Tips for Landing Your First Royalty Deal

February 4th, 2016 by InventionHome | 15 Comments

  What does it mean to license your invention for royalties?  If you are not familiar with the term “license”, think of it as a way of renting your invention as opposed to selling your invention. A iShowOnline is when […]

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InventionHome Teams With One of the World’s Leading Consumer Products Companies – Jarden

November 11th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

With over 120 powerful brands and a global presence, Jarden Corporation is one of the world’s leading consumer products companies. Established in 2001, the company has grown both organically and through acquisitions to now include three primary business segments: Branded […]

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Getting the Confidence to Patent Your Idea

July 22nd, 2015 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

There are things that all inventors have in common: an idea they’re passionate about, the resourcefulness to put it to life, and the organizational skills to put it on the market. These skills aren’t always easy to come by, but […]

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Can a Provisional Patent Application help your invention idea?

June 12th, 2015 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

Provisional Patent Applications have become extremely popular in the United States among inventors and companies and can be very helpful for starting your invention on the road to success. The provisional patent application is a relatively new form of intellectual […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Trademark and a Patent?

June 4th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

A trademark is typically a symbol, word, phrase or design that clearly identifies the source of goods.  A service mark is the same as a trademark but it focuses on the source of a service rather than goods.  For example, […]

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Trouble Concentrating? Inventing starts with clear thinking.

May 20th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Having a clear and focused mind is important to live life to the fullest. Your brain requires adequate amounts of blood flow to carry oxygen and nutrients to properly feed it. If your brain doesn’t get the things it requires […]

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Important Info for Inventors: Key Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application

April 8th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

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 […]

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How to Bring Your Invention to Life with 3D Design

April 8th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

If you are looking to sell or license your invention to a company for ongoing royalty payments, you will more than likely need some form of prototype or design to showcase your invention to prospective companies. In reality, most companies […]

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Protecting Your Idea in 2015

January 16th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

As you may know, the United States no longer operates under a “First to Invent” patent system for inventions.  As of 2013, the “First to File” system was put into place, which means rather than the Patent Office granting a […]

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