Posts

Inventors Corner: What makes an invention patentable?

Continuing with the series of basic questions about patents, the eighth question is: What makes an invention patentable? In order to grant a patent on an invention, a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office must determine that the elements …
invention – read more

Why Inventors Should Consider Crowdfunding

Over the past few years, the public has come to accept rewards crowdfunding as a proven way to try and raise funding for the production of an invention or product. Crowdfunding involves posting a project on a platform, such as Fund an Idea, reaching out to …
invention – BingNews

Pinewood student inventors advance to National Invention Convention

As the 2015-2016 school year came to a close, Pinewood middle school students Aaron Bongiorno and Jay Diffley traveled to Washington, D.C. to present at the first annual National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurial Exposition, held on May 19-21.
invention – BingNews

Author interview: David J Gerber on ‘The Inventor’s Dilemma’

His story demonstrates how invention can help preserve American industry. But his ability to recognise inventive opportunities relied on his proximity to manufacturers. Visiting a factory, for example, he might notice scraps on a workroom floor …
invention – BingNews

The Independent Inventor’s Handbook: The Best Advice from Idea to Payoff

  • Used Book in Good Condition
How do you actually turn a million-dollar idea into a million dollars? From scribble-on-the-napkin to product-on-the market, The Independent Inventor's Handbook explains everything a potential inventor needs to know and the tools he or she needs to use to take a raw concept and turn it into reality.

Written by Louis J. Foreman, creator of the PBS series Everyday Edisons and a holder of multiple patents, together with patent attorney Jill Gilbert Welytok, here's a book that speaks directl

My Crazy Inventions Sketchbook: 50 Awesome Drawing Activities for Young Inventors

  • Laurence King
Do you have some crazy inventions up your sleeve?! This book is jam-packed with Andrew Rae's amazing drawings showing all sorts of real inventions that seem too weird to work. How about a dog umbrella? A submarine that looks like a plane... or even a shark. A swimming machine where you don't get wet? A car wash for people? Someone has even made a device to charge your phone using a hamster! There is plenty of inspiration to get kids' minds going, and plenty of room to add their own crazy inven