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Do I Need an Attorney to File a Trademark Application?
You may or may not need an attorney to file a trademark application.

Is a Federal Registration Valid Outside the United States?
Certain countries do recognize a United States trademark

Can I Call the USPTO with a Patent or Trademark Question?
Can I call the patent and trademark office with a question?

Famous Inventors - Inventions Gadgets and History Made by Famous Inventors
Explore the history behind your favorite inventions and the biographies of famous inventors.

Can the USPTO Conduct a Trademark Search fFor You?
The USPTO does conduct a trademark search for a different reason

How Do I Submit to the Black Inventors' Database?
If you are a black inventor and you have a patent number with your name on it - please email me and let me know so I can add you to the database.

What Kind of Intellectual Property Protects Toys
Toy makers can obtain various types of intellectual property protection depending upon the type of idea or invention.

Will The US Copyright Office Accept a Copy of My Work In Any Form?
You cannot send the copyright office a copy of your work in a form that they do not want.

How Do I Get My Work Into The Library of Congress? What Is A Library Of Congress Number Or ISBN?
How do I get my work into the Library of Congress - getting a Library of Congress number - using an ISBN?

How Do I Mail The US Copyright Office? Do They Have A Mailing List?
The copyright office does not have any special mailing requirements.

Can Foreigners Register Their Works With The US Copyright Office?
Any work that is protected by US copyright law can be registered.

What Is The Status Of My Copyright Application? Will My Work Be Returned?
How to know rhe status of your copyright application.

How Do I Contact The US Copyright Office?
Contacting the US Copyright Office - mailing address - website - physical address - phone numbers - and hours of operation.

Copies of a Copyright Application? Work? Or Lost Certificate?
How to get copies of copyright certificates and work.

Is The US Copyright Office Where I Go To Register A Copyright? Do I Have To? Any Benefits?
Is the copyright office the only place I can go to register a copyright?

Does The US Copyright Office Have A List Of Songs Or Movies In The Public Domain?
You can search the US copyright Offices's records to reveal whether a particular work has fallen into the public domain.

Understanding - Intellectual Property
Intellectual property includes patents trademarks and copyrights

How to Become a Successful Inventor
Learn the relationship between patents and the market value of inventions - the need for counsel - the need for prior art searches and about being skeptical of invention promoters Learn the many different aspects of invention step by step.

George Westinghouse - The History of Electricity
Westinghouse Companies were the product of the mechanical inventiveness and the business acumen of George Westinghouse.

The Parts of an Airplane - Fuselage
The body of the plane is called the fuselage.

The Parts of an Airplane
The different parts of an airplane.

Photos of Robots and Robotic Devices
Photos and drawings of a few famous and infamous robots.

Photo Gallery - Guinness World Records
Sir Hugh Beaver was the inventor of the concept of Guinness World Records.

Photo Gallery - Guinness World Records
Sir Hugh Beaver was the inventor of the concept of Guinness World Records.

Charles Brooks - Street Sweeper
Charles Brooks - Street Sweeper

Charles Brooks - Photo Gallery
Photo gallery of the patented inventions issued to black inventor Charles Brooks.

Gerald L Thomas
Inventors.

Henry A Jackson - African American Inventor
Henry Jackson designed a kitchen table.

Portrait of Madame CJ Walker
Portrait of Madame CJ Walker Inventors.

Madame CJ Walker Photographs
Madame Walker and Marjorie Joyner revolutionized the hair care and cosmetics industry for African American women early in the 20th century.

William Abrams - Black Inventor
William Abrams invented hame attachments part for a draft horses' collar.

James J Mabary
James Mabary of Worcester Massachusetts invented a cutter for trimming soles of boots or shoes

Camera Obscura
Alhazen a great authority on optics in the Middle Ages invented the first pinhole camera - the Camera Obscura - and was able to explain why the images were upside down.

Nuclear Chain Reaction
This drawing depicts the historic Dec. 2, 1942, event -- the first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.

History of the Atomic Bomb in Photos
The Manhattan Project was committed to expediting research that would produce a viable atomic bomb.

An Illustrated History of Photography
An illustrated tour of how photography has advanced through the ages.

An Illustrated History of Photography
An illustrated tour of how photography has advanced through the ages.

First Geodesic Dome Patent
U.S. Pat. No. 2,682,235 was granted to Buckminster Fuller in 1954 for geodesic domes.

First Thanksgiving
As early as 1621, the puritan colonists of Plymouth, Massachusetts set aside a day of thanks for a bountiful harvest.

Eric Ehlenberger - Neon Artworks
Eric Ehlenberger - Neon Artworks

The horse in motion. Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge, 1878.
The horse in motion. Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge, 1878.

Backless Brassiere Patent 1115674 Page 2
Backless Brassiere Patent 1115674 Page 2

Backless Brassiere Patent 1115674 Page 3
Backless Brassiere Patent 1115674 Page 3

Page 1
Backless Brassiere Patent 1115674 Page 1

Mary Phelps Jacob - Brassiere Patent
Mary Phelps Jacob - Brassiere Patent

Samuel Morse - Patent U.S. #1,647
Samuel Morse - Patent U.S. #1,647

Collapsible Tent and Frame Therefor
A semi-diagrammatic view of a tent and tent frame according to one embodiment of the invention showing the tent as erected;

Patent Drawings for Collapsible Tent
The patent drawings for an improved collapsible tent

African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents and photos of inventors and inventions.

African American History
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

African American History
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

William R. Davis Jr - Game table
William R. Davis Jr - Game table

Henry Falkner - Ventilated shoe
Henry Falkner invented an improved ventilated shoe

Benjamin Banneker Picture - Farmers Almanac Cover
Benjamin Banneker Picture on the cover of the Farmers Almanac.

African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Antique Tractor Photos - Historical Antique Tractors
Photos of famous antique tractors

Elisha Gray's Patent Caveat
Elisha Gray's Patent Caveat filed on February 14 1876 or the telephone.

Historical Elisha Gray Patents - Including Telephone Patents
Historical telephone and other patents and caveats belonging to Elisha Gray.

David Bushnell's Turtle Submarine
David Bushnell's Turtle Submarine

Miniature Golf Course in Shopping Mall
Miniature Golf Inventors.

Pizza Package Saver
Pizza Package Saver Inventors.

Article 1 Section 8 Clause 8 of the US Constitution
Article 1 Section 8 Clause 8 of the US Constitution that concerns patents.

1977 Foam Ear Plug - Gardner
1977 Foam Ear Plug - Gardner Inventors.

Glenn Curtiss, The June Bug, Seaplanes
The June Bug was an aircraft designed by Glenn Curtiss and built in 1908

Haida totem pole, Howkan village, Long Island, Alaska
Haida totem pole, Howkan village, Long Island, Alaska

Pneumatic Tools
Photos of pneumatic tools

Caspar Vopel - Globe
Caspar Vopel's armillary sphere presents a model of the Ptolemaic or earth-centered, cosmic system.

A Gallery of Globes and World Maps
Miniature representations of the earth and other planets in the form of globes and terrain models.

Black Inventors Facts and History
Learn about the history behind black inventors.

Inventing 101 - How To Make Money From Inventing
How to make money from inventing

Biography of Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright was one half of the aviation pioneering duo known as the Wright Brothers, together with his brother Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright invented the first airplane to make the first manned and powered flight possible.

Wilbur Wright - Photo of Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright was one half of the aviation pioneering duo known as the Wright Brothers.

Biography of Orville Wright
Orville Wright was one half of the aviation pioneers known as the Wright Brothers, together with his brother Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright invented the first airplane to make the first manned and powered flight possible.

Wright Brothers - Photo Gallery
Photos and illustrations make a visual timeline depicting the lives of the Wright Brothers and their airplanes.

Wright Brothers - Photo Gallery
Photos and illustrations make a visual timeline depicting the lives of the Wright Brothers and their airplanes.

History of Jigsaw Puzzles
The history of jigsaw puzzles. John Spilsbury created the first jigsaw puzzle in 1767.

Your Opinions Matter - Black History Month
What are contemporary African American scientists and inventors achieving today?

Visual Timeline of Thomas Edison Inventions
What better way to learn about Thomas Edison inventions using actual photos and illustrations to make the world of genius called Thomas Edison come alive.

Reader Submissions: Promote Your New Invention or New Idea
Selected inventions will be displayed on the Inventors.about.com website

Display Your Patented Inventions - Submit Your Invention
Selected inventions will be displayed on the Inventors.about.com website

Definition of MPEP
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure

Blank Sample Specification
Printer friendly version

Printer Friendly Version - Financial Management Worksheets
For printing - financial management worksheets

Printer Friendly Version - Monthly Cash Flow Projection
Printer friendly - financial management worksheets

The Sample Marketing Plan
A sample marketing plan to assist you in developing an effective marketing strategy

The Hendershot Generator
The Hendershot Generator alleged to produce useable electric power in the range of 200 to 300 watts in circa 1930.

Invention of the Cottrell
Frederick G. Cottrell was the inventor of an electrostatic precipitator called the Cottrell which removed particles pollution smoke or gases in smokestacks

Edison Film Production - Decline of the Edison Company
The Edison Company tried to improve its image through several initiatives.

History of Kitchen Appliances


Expert Tips on Patent Protection
Experts describe their personal experiences with patent protection and pass on their unique insights and hot tips.

Innovation on the Farm


Marc Auguste
Marc Auguste invented a coin holder

Marc B Auguste Sr
Marc B Auguste Sr

Inventor Contacts - Valuable References
Inventors newsgroups and mailing lists - national international and local inventor support groups - journals on inventors intellectual property and law - patent and science news.

Patent list - Thomas Edison


Multiple Dependent Patent Claims
Multiple Dependent Patent Claims

You Were Looking For Larry Flynt and Springs?
You Were Looking For Larry Flynt and Springs?

Picking Presidents
Picking Presidents

Barbie Table
Barbie Table

The Birth of the Electric Pencil
The Birth of the Electric Pencil

My Invention - Their Invention
My Invention - Their Invention

July July July
July July July

Looking For The Wright Brothers and Meteor Garden?
Looking For The Wright Brothers and Meteor Garden?

The History and Origins of Food
The History and Origins of Food

Get Lost Lessons for Black Inventors Facts and History
Learn about the history behind black inventors.

Get Lost Lessons for Inventing 101 - How To Make Money From Inventing
How to make money from inventing

Inventors, Invention Company Fraud - HowTos
An index of Invention Company Fraud HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Before You Buy - Buying Tips and Shopping Comparisons
Important buying tips and resources to aid you in buying products and services related to inventors - as well as inventive new products and shopping comparisons.

Inventors, Copyright Law and Copyright Protection - HowTos
An index of Copyright Law and Copyright Protection HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, The USPTO Disclosure Document Program - HowTos
An index of The USPTO Disclosure Document Program HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors - FAQs
An index of FAQs for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors - FAQs
An index of FAQs for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors - FAQs
An index of FAQs for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Alphabetical List: Famous Invention - TopPicks
An index of Alphabetical List: Famous Invention TopPicks for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Marketing and Licensing Inventions - HowTos
An index of Marketing and Licensing Inventions HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, How To Keep An Inventor's Log Book - HowTos
An index of How To Keep An Inventor's Log Book HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Non Disclosure Agreements - HowTos
An index of Non Disclosure Agreements HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Patent Law - HowTos
An index of Patent Law HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Basic Patent Information - HowTos
An index of Basic Patent Information HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Patent Searches - HowTos
An index of Patent Searches HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Product Reviews
Reviews and product profiles - innovations.

Top Picks - Product Reviews - History Books and Inventor Products
Product reviews and book reviews on inventor products and inventor history books.

Inventors - TopPicks
An index of TopPicks for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, Trademark Basics - HowTos
An index of Trademark Basics HowTos for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors - VideoSubs
An index of VideoSubs for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, - QuickTips
An index of QuickTips for the Inventors guide site.

Broadcasting History - The History of Audio Visual Media
The history of audio visual media and broadcasting including television radio sound and video recording and more.

Inventing 101 - Patents
The answers to basic questions about patents and patenting.

Inventors, - Articles
An index of Articles for the Inventors guide site.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Black History Month - African American Inventors

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Black History Month - African American Inventors

Black History Month - African American Inventors
Included in this photo gallery are the drawings and text from original patents.

Broadcasting History
Broadcasting History

The Cotton Gin - Eli Whitney
Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin on March 14 1794.

Background on the Cotton Gin
The cotton gin is a device for removing the seeds from cotton fiber.

Inventors, - Articles
An index of Articles for the Inventors guide site.

The Origins of Easter Celebrations - Easter Inventions
The meaning of the many different customs observed during Easter Sunday have been buried with time. Their origins lie in both pre-Christian religions and Christianity. In one way or another all the customs are a

Inventors, - Profiles
An index of Profiles for the Inventors guide site.

How To Get New Ideas Funded
How to get your new ideas for inventions funded.

What Is Publication?
As a result of publication someone applying for a patent may assert provisional rights.

Inventing 101 - Patents
The answers to basic questions about patents and patenting.

Inventing 101 - FAQ on Trademarks
The answers to basic questions about trademarks.

Inventing 101 - FAQ on Trademarks
The answers to basic questions about trademarks.

Marketing Strategy
Marketing campaign are numerous and varied because they basically include everything needed to get a product off the drawing board and into the hands of the customer.

How to Become a Patent Attorney
The basic steps in how to become a registered patent attorney recognized by the USPTO.

Patent Infringement - The Basics of Patent Infringement
Patent infringement - what is it and how to prevent it.

Hiring Intellectual Property Experts
Patent attorneys and agents - patent drawings searches and translations.

Trademark Search - Professional Trademark Searches
Professional American and international trademark search and trademark literature searching.

Inventors, - Articles
An index of Articles for the Inventors guide site.

Inventors, - Articles
An index of Articles for the Inventors guide site.

The History of the Sewing Machine - Elias Howe and Isaac Singer
The first functional sewing machine was invented by French tailor Barthelemy Thimonnier who was almost killed by enraged French tailors who burnt down his factory.

Patent Wars - The History of Sewing Machines
The court case was brought by Isaac Merritt Singer, the largest manufacturer of sewing machines.

Step By Step
Step by step instructions for inventors.

Step By Step
Step by step instructions for inventors.

Trademark Basics and Information
Understanding trademarks - what is the difference between a trademark and a copyright or a patent.

Trademark Basics and Information
Understanding trademarks - what is the difference between a trademark and a copyright or a patent.

Trademark Basics and Information
Understanding trademarks - what is the difference between a trademark and a copyright or a patent.

Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving Wacky Patents
Wacky patents for Thanksgiving themed inventions.

Thanksgiving Wacky Patents
The Thanksgiving ornamental design for a turkey decoration

Thanksgiving - Another Serving of Cranberries
An apparatus for harvesting a crop such as cranberries for Thanksgiving dinner.

Are You Avoiding Thanksgiving?
A turkey decoy is provided which includes a hen turkey body portion mounted on a support mechanism

Thanksgiving - Die Turkey Die
A frying apparatus is disclosed which is specifically designed for deep-frying Thanksgiving turkeys

Thanksgiving - Disposable Cooking Pan
A disposable thanksgiving cooking pan formed from a single sheet of metal

Thanksgiving embossed insert for baking pan
Thanksgiving embossed insert for baking pan