Resources & References

Bad Guys –Fraud and Scam Tracking Resources

General
www.inventored.org (Ron Riley’s original website)
www.bpmlegal.com/pinvmktg.html (Great resource by Brown & Michaels, PC)
www.inventorfraud.com
www.ripoffreport.com/search.asp

 

Federal

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/products/pro21.shtm

http://www.uspto.gov/inventors/scam_prevention/complaints/index.jsp
www.uspto.gov/web/forms/2048.pdf

Books

Pressman’s Patent it Yourself (14th edition edition, 2009 ) for patent filing related guidance

Slusky’s Invention Analysis and Claiming for writing claims

Drawing Software

DesignCad Software For Preparing Formal Drawings
www.imsidesign.com/Products/DesignCADSeries/tabid/321/Default.aspx

Good Guys – Inventor Service Providers You Can Trust

Following is an initial listed. Others will be provided from time to time
The Big Idea Group
www.bigideagroup.net

Everyday Edisons (associated with Inventors Digest and Edison Nation)
www.everydayedisons.com

Lambert & Lambert
www.lambertinvent.com

Pelham West Associates
www.pelhamwest.com

Infringement Litigation Resources

Following is only one organization. Google the words patent and contingency to get a host of other organizations and law firms
Intellectual Property Contingency Consortium
www.ipcontingency.com

Inventor Clubs

See the following link for a list of clubs and services in your area
www.uiausa.org/Default.aspx?page=81

Inventor Organizations

www.uiausa.org

Online Patent Searching

www.FreePatentsOnline.com     My favorite, search both U.S. and some foreign with powerful query language

www.google.com/patents        Users familiar with Google search will find this one easy to use. U.S. only.