Get Your Product on NBC’s TODAY and QVC

August 17th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

InventionHome has teamed with QVC and TODAY to search for innovative products for an upcoming series called TODAY’s Next Big Thing. TODAY’s Next Big Thing is a week-long series starting September 28th. Hopeful inventors can submit their product through [...]

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Did You Know?: The coffee sleeve is a patented item called the Java Jacket®

August 17th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Today it’s rare to buy a hot beverage without the widely recognized coffee sleeve hugging the cup. This ever-present item was invented in 1993 by Jay Sorensen after he burned himself through a scalding hot coffee cup while driving his [...]

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Getting the Confidence to Patent Your Idea

July 22nd, 2015 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

There are things that all inventors have in common: an idea they’re passionate about, the resourcefulness to put it to life, and the organizational skills to put it on the market. These skills aren’t always easy to come by, but [...]

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Did You Know?: The Popsicle Was Invented by an 11 Year-Old Boy

July 22nd, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

On a cold evening in 1905, 11 year-old Frank Epperson accidentally left a wooden stirring stick inside his cup of flavored soda water. In the morning he awoke to a frozen soda drink on a stick. Many years passed before [...]

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InventionHome Launches New and Improved Invention Marketplace

July 22nd, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Today, InventionHome unveils our new and improved iShowOnlineTM marketplace. In the current competitive business environment, more and more companies are eager to tap in to the creativity and ingenuity of independent inventors and entrepreneurs.  Discovering those inventions, however, has traditionally [...]

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Can a Provisional Patent Application help your invention idea?

June 12th, 2015 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

Provisional Patent Applications have become extremely popular in the United States among inventors and companies and can be very helpful for starting your invention on the road to success. The provisional patent application is a relatively new form of intellectual [...]

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Did You Know?: Post-it® Notes Were Invented by Accident

June 12th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

In 1968, chemist Spencer Silver was working at the 3M Company attempting to develop a powerfully strong adhesive substance. Instead, he accidentally created an incredibly weak, pressure sensitive adhesive agent that was determined to be useless. However, Silver noticed that [...]

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What’s the Difference Between a Trademark and a Patent?

June 4th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

A trademark is typically a symbol, word, phrase or design that clearly identifies the source of goods.  A service mark is the same as a trademark but it focuses on the source of a service rather than goods.  For example, [...]

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Trouble Concentrating? Inventing starts with clear thinking.

May 20th, 2015 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Having a clear and focused mind is important to live life to the fullest. Your brain requires adequate amounts of blood flow to carry oxygen and nutrients to properly feed it. If your brain doesn’t get the things it requires [...]

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Did You Know: The Rubik’s Cube

May 20th, 2015 by InventionHome | 1 Comment

Did you know that more than 350 million Rubik’s Cubes have been sold since its creation, making it one of the best-selling toys of all time? That’s a lot of money being made from a toy. In 2014, the popular [...]

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