When light bulbs go on, questions come up. Here are some guidelines for those new to the inventor's bench
By Sarah Z. WexlerPosted 05.13.2009 at 12:31 pm 1 Comment
"Should I patent my invention?"
Getting a patent is expensive and time-consuming, so don't just start filling out an application as soon as you come up with a bright idea. John Calvert, the administrator for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Inventor Assistance Program, offers advice on whether it's truly worth it.