A Brief History of the Pro Bono Patent Assistance Program

A Brief History of the Pro Bono Patent Assistance Program

It Started with a Study In 1998, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) conducted a study that looked at some of the hurdles independent inventors faced in getting their inventions into the marketplace.  Results showed that the cost of getting a patent was one of...
The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

So you’ve got a brilliant new idea, you’ve done all the necessary legwork and now you’re ready to bring it to reality. There’s only one problem – you need funding. Raising funds is a challenge nearly every inventor will face at some...