Resource
Links

Inventors Forum is a member of the United Inventors Association, www.uiausa.org, a national non-profit inventors' help group. Their website has a tremendous amount of information and many great links to other legitimate inventor groups and service providers.
 
The following links have been recommended by members and former speakers.
  1. List of Patent Attorneys/Agents http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/dcom/olia/oed/roster/index.html
  2. Inventor Assistance Center http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/dapp/pacmain.html
  3. Inventor Resources http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/iip/index.htm
  4. Patent Forms http://www.uspto.gov/web/forms/index.html#patent
  5. Patent/Patent Publication Searching http://www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html
  1. Local Patent Organizations
  2. Orange County Patent Law Association http://www.ocpla.org
  3. Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association http://www.laipla.org
  4. San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association http://www.sdipla.com

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We recommend subscribing to Inventors' Digest, www.inventorsdigest.com, a magazine and newsletter with quality articles and timely information for inventors. Inventors Forum members can subscribe at a discount rate. The Inventors Digest website also has a lot of very useful information and links.

General Invention Assistance

United States Patent & Trademark Office
http://www.uspto.gov


Patents http://www.uspto.gov/main/patents.htm

AND: http://www.uspto.gov/smallbusiness/

Ask the Inventors.  These two sisters, Barbara Russel Pitts and Mary Russel Sarao were our June 2012 seminar speakers.  This is a great website with lots of very useful information.
http://asktheinventors.com/

International Federation of Inventors' Associations
http://www.invention-ifia.ch/

Inventors Assistance League
http://www.inventions.org/

SBA - Starting Your Business - Patents, Trademarks.
http://www.sba.gov/starting/indextrademarks.html



Reference Sources for Inventors

HowStuffWorks - Learn how Everything Works!
http://www.howstuffworks.com/index.htm

InventorEd's Free Resources
http://www.inventored.org/

Inventors' Digest Magazine
http://www.inventorsdigest.com/

Inventor's Black Book
http://www.inventorsblackbook.com

MIT Invention Dimension!
http://web.mit.edu/invent/

Nolo Patent & Trade Secrets
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/patent-copyright-trademark

North Orange County Computer Club Links
http://www.noccc.org/links/index.html

Stanford University Swain Library Resources for Patents and Inventions
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/patent/pattop.html

Thomas Register
http://www.thomasregister.com/


Patents and Patent Searches Delphion Citation Link
http://www.delphion.com/

European Patent Office
http://www.european-patent-office.org/

General Information Concerning Patents
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/smbuss/patents/toc.htm

Japan Patent Office
http://www.jpo.go.jp/

The Patent Cafe
www.patentcafe.com

United States Patent and Trademark Office Search page
http://www.uspto.gov/web/menu/search.html

United States Patent and Trademark Office Home
http://www.uspto.gov



Protecting Your Idea

NATIONAL INVENTOR FRAUD CENTER, INC.
http://www.inventorfraud.com/goodguys.htm



Licensing

Patent Cafe Patent Licensing
http://www.patentcafe.com/

Patent Licensing Strategies
http://www.fenwick.com/pub/ip_pubs/PLicense/main.htm



Venture Organizations:

The following organizations provide information and services relevant to the invention commercialization process:

The San Diego Venture Group Online
http://www.sdvg.org/

Tech Coast Venture Network
http://www.tcvn.org/


 

 

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