Links of Interest

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United States Patent and Trademark Office website offers technical information for consumers and attorneys, search engines, and the Inventor Resources, focused on individual inventors.

United States Patent and Trademark Office
-Article on Invention Scam Prevention

Federal Trade Commission Press Releases about invention promotion schemes:
-New Jersey Promotion Firm Settles FTC Charges, Defendants to Pay Three-Quarters of a Million Dollars in Redress
-FTC Target Invention Promotion

Olympic Peninsula photographs are displayed on Innovation Law Group's web pages by permission of the author/photographer, Ross Hamilton,

Invent Now, a non-profit organization whose mission is "to celebrate and foster the spirit and practice on invention - the innate human impulse that drives social and economic progress."

Learn more about trademarks at the International Trademark Association's website.

Learn everything you need to know about copyrighting at the United States Copyright Office.

The Patent Cooperation Treaty is inventors' link to international patenting . It begins with filing one application to reserve your rights to file in more than 146 countries, as of mid-2008.

Clallam County Economic Development Council offers Free Business Development Service through the Washington State University Small Business Development Center, and free counseling services to Start-Up Businesses through the Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE). Call 360-457-7793 or click on the link to their website for details.

Purchase books about Patenting, Trademarking, Copyrighting and other Intellectual Property topics from Nolo Press. Please note that Innovation Law Group Ltd. has donated copies of “Patent Pending in 24 Hours,” “The Inventor’s Notebook,” “Patent Searching Made Easy” and “Patent It Yourself”  to the North Olympic Peninsula Library System. While they are ordinarily on the shelves in Sequim, they can be sent to any of the libraries in the Library System upon request by a library cardholder.

Read about a wide variety of Intellectual Property issues at the Intellectual Property Law website.

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