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Inventors Eye Jun20120


The USPTO's bimonthly publication for the independent inventor community

USPTO’s wonderful exhibit “The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World” is now showing at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Start-of-Summer Updates for Inventors
A message from the Associate Commissioner

It’s been a busy first half of the year at the USPTO, and to lead off this issue of Inventors Eye, I would like to update everyone on several recent developments.

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Independent Inventors Conference Brings USPTO Resources to Sunshine State

The USPTO wrapped up the Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference over the weekend of April 27-28 at the Embassy Suites, located on campus at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

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 Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference
Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2012

On May 2, the National Inventors Hall of Fame inducted its 2012 class of inventors. This year’s ceremony marked the 40th anniversary of the Hall of Fame’s inductions. Some of the most renowned innovators in the world were honored for their inventions that have fundamentally changed the way we interact and communicate with the world.

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 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees for 2012.
Spark of Genius
Purse-uing a Dream

In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Sandy Stein faced the prospect of supporting her family on a part-time flight attendant’s salary. The situation seemed intractable, even to Sandy, who had always looked for and found creative solutions to difficult problems in life.

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 Sandy Stein, creator of the Finders Key Purse®
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in this issue
Start of Summer Updates for Inventors
By Richard Maulsby : Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development
Independent Inventors Conference Brings USPTO Resources to Sunshine State
By Alex Camarota : Office of Innovation Development
Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2012
By Alex Camarota : Office of Innovation Development
spark of genius
Purse-uing a Dream
Advice
File Online, Save Money and Protect Your Private Information
Events
Where Independent Inventors Meet
Network
Organizations for Inventors

 

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