The creation of new things, the use of one's own ingenuity is to invent. There are those who invent for fun and those who invent for money. This category is for sites about either of those types of inventors. Sites about the act of inventing, how to make money at it, patent details, and organizations and conventions for inventors.
Disseminates information about inventors and inventions as well as tips for budding inventors. Also includes the business and legal aspects of inventing, including patents, trademarks, and non disclosure agreements.
Virtual place for inventors to showcase and promote their inventions offers an array of inventions and provides inventors with resources and assistance. The website also features an ezine dedicated to inventors and the inventing process, trade show info and a cyber show.
InventNET is the umbrella of inventors in cyberspace. The website provides inventors with up-to-date developments in the inventing process. The website also offers patenting software, useful patenting forms and patent attorney directory for inventors to protect their inventions. The website also offers inventions for sale.
Information from an attorney as to first steps for your invention, patent protection, profiting from your invention, avoiding fraud and more.
Educational resource for inventors and those who are aspiring to be one. The website presents the latest news for inventors and information and tools to assist with the protection of inventions.
Patent Value Predictor
A service that helps you determine the financial value of a given patent. The Patent Value Predictor is especially useful for US patents. You can also search through US patent file histories. Most of the website's services require a fee to use them.
Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT)
PUBPAT is an organization that seeks to show how unsound patents can harm the public interest, and also offers information on how the public domain can be protected from unfair commercial use. You can find news articles about patents.
United Inventors Association
The United Inventors Association is a nonprofit organization that provides information and support to local and regional inventors. The website provides information on the organization's services such as the Innovation Assessment Program, Patent Search with Legal Opinion and other services, resources, presentation, news and events. The website also features inventor success stories, inventions for sale and an inventor products store.