WARNING · WARNING · WARNING There are “Invention promotion” firms and “Invention design” firms out there that make their money off inventors and provide little help in their success.  According to the Inventor Protection Act of 1999, invention promotion companies must…

Find links to firms and people, hook up with invention-friendly resources. Find our own brand of honest evaluations of groups and companies. Here you’ll find people we know and trust, places that we don’t trust and warn you about. If…

Jeff Dobkin is an all around good guy who helps inventors with product development, sourcing, product literature, PR, and of course an amazing marketing plan. After serving 14 years on the Board of Directors, he’s the President of the American…

New – The American Society of Inventors has a new helpful feature – we will answer your questions about invention. Please visit the Question and Answer page – your questions and comments are most welcome. Click Here for the Question…

Invention marketing companies rip off inventors on quite a regular basis. Here’s the problem: Inventors are a scattered bunch. You can be an inventor in any industry – or no industry at all. You can be a stay-at-home “mom” inventor,…

The American Society of Inventors Evaluates Members Inventions For members living in the area, the review is free.  It’s held at our Board of Directors meetings, and evaluations generally run half an hour. For members living out of the area we…

The Inventor’s Initial 10-Step Marketing Plan by Jeffrey Dobkin One of my readers asked “How do I market a product?” Yea. It’s just that simple. And here’s your simple answer: Invest time, money or energy. Or just pick two. Or,…

15 Short tips for Independent Inventors 1.  You may not need a patent. A patent is $5,000 to $10,000! Wow! And keep this in mind: A patent does NOT protect you. That’s Right! A patent only gives you the right…

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Inventor Protect Yourself By Jeffrey Dobkin Protect Yourself… from Invention Marketing Companies. There are a lot of bad guys out there – and many find the inventor market – because it’s so fragmented – easy picking. The inventor community was…