ASSOCIATIONS – INVENTOR

International Federation of Inventors’ Associations, Geneva, Switzerland

Invent Now, National Inventors Hall of Fame, Akron, OH USA

The Inventors Network of the Capital Area, Bethesda, MD USA

Inventor Clubs, Inventor Groups & Inventor Networks

Professional Inventors Alliance

United Inventors Association, Rochester, NY USA

 

ASSOCIATIONS – PROFESSIONAL

American Bar Association Science & Technology Law

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Association of University Technology Managers

Chartered Institute of Patent Agents

Copyright Society of the USA

European Brands Association

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations

Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia

Intellectual Property Owners Association

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

National Association of Patent Practitioners

National Intellectual Property Researchers Association

Licensing Executives Society

Music Publisher’s Association

Official College of Industrial Property Agents

Patent Information User’s Group, Inc.

Patent Office Professional Association

Product Development and Management Association

Professional Inventors Alliance

Society for Competitive Intelligence Professionals

Software & Information Industry Association

Special Libraries Association

Union des Fabricants – Union of the Manufacturers

World Trade Organization

 

BUSINESS RESOURCES

SCORE Business Counselors

Small Business Administration

Small Business Development Centers

 

COPYRIGHTS RESOURCES

Berkeley Copyright, Intellectual Property, & Licensing Resources

Business Software Alliance

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Management Center

Copyright Society of the USA

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Groton Public Schools List of Copyright Websites

International Identifier of Digital Works

Library of Congress Copyright Office

Stanford Copyright & Fair Use

US Copyright Office

 

ENGINEERING RESOURCES

American National Standards Institute

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Engineering Net

Engineering Resources Online

Global Spec Technical Resources

Industrial Designers Society of America

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

International Organization for Standardization

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Rapid Prototyping Information

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Underwriters Laboratories

 

FAMOUS INVENTORS

Dean Kamen

Ray Kurzweil

 

FINANCES

How to Finance Your Invention, by Jack Lander

Small Business Administration

Small Business Development Centers

 

HOW TO AVOID SCAMS TARGETING INVENTORS

Federal Trade Commission Inventor Fraud Website

Invent Net Inventor Scam Warnings

Inventor Ed

PlanetPatent.com’s Avoid Scams Page

The National Inventor Fraud Center

UK Patent Office Invention Promoter Warnings

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

The USPTO’s Independent Inventors’ Website

The USPTO Invention Promotion Complaints Page

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE RESOURCES

International Chamber of Commerce

United States Customs

United States International Trade Commission

The US National Trade Database

The World Trade Center Institute, Maryland

 

INVENTION EXPOS & TRADESHOWS

Minnesota Inventors Congress

North Dakota Inventors Congress

Trade Show Week Online

Yankee Invention Expo

INVENTOR BOOKS & MAGAZINES

Books

Essentials of Patents

How to License Your Million Dollar Idea

Intellectual Property Legal Decision Books

Landis on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting

Patent It Yourself

Patent Searching Made Easy

Magazines

Entrepreneur Magazine

Invention & Technology

Inventors’ Digest

Intellectual Property Today

IP Law & Business

Managing Intellectual Property

Patent Cafe’s Online Magazine

Also see our IP News & IP Blogs Page

 

LICENSING RESOURCES & SERVICES

The Association of University Technology Managers

Community of Science for the Research & Development Community

Intellectual property licensing and technology transfer

Licensing Executives Society

National Technology Transfer Center

University of Colorado Technology Transfer

 

MARKETING RESOURCES & SERVICES

American Marketing Association

Business Marketing Association

Innovative Consulting

Inventors Showcase

Kessler Corporation

World Invention Center

Yankee Invention Expo

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Invention & Technology Museums

Invent Now, National Inventors Hall of Fame

Rothschild Petersen Patent Model Museum

The Baltimore Museum of Industry

MIT Lemelson Highlights

Smithsonian Innovative Lives

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center

Invention Dimension

Science Resources

The Smithsonian Institution

Technology & Science Magazines

MIT’s Technology Review

Wired

The Journal Nature

Science Magazine

Popular Science

Popular Mechanics

Discover

Scientific American

Reason

The Skeptical Inquirer

Science & Technology

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

 

NETWORKING

Business Networking International

MIT Enterprise Forum of Washington DC

 

PATENT APPLICATION SOFTWARE

PatentEase

Patent Wizard

PatentPro

PATENT DATABASES – COMMERCIAL

Anacubis

BizInt

Chemical Abstract Service

Delphion

Thomson Derwent

Dialog

FIZ Karlsruhe

Gene-IT

GetIPDL Patent Downloader from IP Digital Libraries

IFI Claims

Intralogics/Patent Vision

Korea Institute of Patent Information

Lexis-Nexis Patent and Trademark Solutions

Micropatent

Minesoft

Patent Café ICO Global Patent Search
Paterra

Patolis-e)

Questel-Orbit

STN

Surf-IP

Thomson Scientific

Thomson & Thomson

VantagePoint

Univentio

World Intellectual Property Services

 

PATENT DATABASES – FREE

Canadian Patent Database

DEPATISnet

Esp@cenet

Free Patent Fetcher

Free Patents Online

Google Patents

Korean Patent Search KIPRIS

Patent Lens

Patents.com – Free US and European Patent Search System

Singapore Patent Search SURF IP

The United States Patent & Trademark Office

PATENT DRAWING RESOURCES & SERVICES

How to Make Patent Drawings (Book)

PatentDrawings.com

PatentIllustrations.com

R&J Patent Drafting

Technical Publication Associates

US Patent Office Patent Drawing Information

 

PATENT LAW RESOURCES

Bioinformatics Law Resources

Biotechnology Industry Organization

Boston College IP law page

European Patent Office

Food & Drug Law Institute

Franklin Pierce Law center’s IP Mall

Nolo law publishers

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The United States Patent & Trademark Office

Intellectual property news and resources

Bust Patents

DNA Patent Database

Domain Name Dispute Resolution

Fullerene Patent Database

Information about plant variety protection

Software Patent Institute and its Database of Software Technologies

Wacky patent of the month

Wacky patent of the week

World Intellectual Property Organization

 

PATENT OFFICES OF THE WORLD

Patent Offices of The World

 

PROTOTYPING RESOURCES & SERVICES

AskaboutPlastic.com

M Squared Electro-Mechanical Contract Design & Manufacturing

IMET Corporation

Inventor Mentor

Obivia Product Development

Product Development Resource Prototypers

Protomold

Rapid Prototyping Primer

Retronix Prototypers

Virtual Prototypes by Suburban Artworks

 

RESEARCH RESOURCES

Research Resources – Click Here

 

TRADEMARK RESOURCES

European Communities Trade Marks Association

International Trademark Association

Marques

US Patent & Trademark Office

 

VENTURE CAPITAL LINKS

Mid-Atlantic Venture Capital Association

National Venture Capital Association

Venture Magazine

Vision Venture Capital