Program's invention and patents resources
Resources to help inventors protect and market their
Invention evaluation, technology due diligence, market
research, and education programs for inventors and innovative
Intellectual Property Office
Encourages invention, innovation, and creativity in
Canada, administers the intellectual property systems
in Canada, and disseminates IP information.
for Research on Innovation and Competition, U.K.
Studies the complex issues that link innovation and
competitiveness. A joint initiative between the University
of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute
of Science and Technology.
Information for independent inventors with that helps
them develop and market their inventions.
Guidance to help inventors in the UK come up with ideas, obtain patents, and manufacture and sell their designs and products.
America's only inventors' magazine.
Search and download PDFs of patents.
Institute of Standards and Technology
Develops and promotes measurement, standards, and
technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade,
and improve the quality of life.
Inventors' Hall of Fame
Honors the women and men responsible for the technological
advances that contribute to human, social, and economic
Promotes the progress of science through grants and
contracts, scientific and engineering research, and education
programs at all levels.
Technology Transfer Center
Access to federal technology information, knowledge
management and digital learning services, technology assessment,
technology marketing, assistance in finding strategic
partners, and electronic-business development services.
Determine the U.S. patent system class and subclass
of your invention idea.
and Trademark Resource Centers
Listing of the nationwide network of public, state and academic libraries that are designated to disseminate patent and trademark information and to support the diverse intellectual property needs of the public.
Online source for worldwide patent data in 15 languages and a hosted community platform.
Inventors Association of the USA
A nonprofit organization dedicated to inventor education and support.
Patent and Trademark Office
Administers the laws relating to patents and trademarks
and offers resources for inventors.
Provides free advanced patent searching and patent analytics for over 15 million patents hosted on its website.