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On the Road to Invention with SBIR - A program of the Small Business Administration offers grants to help commercialize invention
Celebrating Innovation - The Smithsonian Innovation festival welcomed 30,00 visitors to see innovations in chocolate, cars and even space suits
Walk Tall and Innovate - This inventor creates a method for making prosthetics that are functional works of art
Innovation Brewing - Enjoy a cold one, thanks to these beer and brewing patents
Fee Reminders and Tips for Micro Entity Status - Reduced fees are available for those who meet micro entity status
Innovation by the Millions - What was the 1 millionth patent? The 5 millionth?
Pro Se Update - Resources to help those filing without a lawyer ("pro se")
A Tangled Dream - The inventor of the Drain Wig wants to keep shower drains clean, and possibly save your marriage.
The Promise of Innovation - 5 of our favorite patents that show the future is now.
Prioritized Examination Popular with Small and Micro Entities - Track One applications can reduce the amount of time for a patent to issue, and are proving popular with small and micro entities.
August and September Events - Upcoming events for inventors
- National Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Next Class of Innovators
- Inventing Humanity
- In the Garden
- New Options for U.S. Design Applicants
- June and July Events
Lasers, Patents and Progress: the Spirit of Follow-on Innovation
Science Fiction to Science Fact
My Milestone Patents
Philosophy of Innovation
Searching with CPC
March and April Events