What exactly is obvious? Patent attorneys and independent inventors alike are aware of the standards of patentability; the invention must be (1) new, (2) useful, and (3) non-obvious. Common sense dict… Continue Reading »
Orville and Wilbur Wright, American inventors and aviation pioneers, achieved the first manned, powered sustained, and controlled flight of an airplane without any assistance at takeoff.
Orvill… Continue Reading »
Born Jul 10 1856 - Died Jan 7 1943
Patent Number 381,968 (.PDF)
Inducted to National Inventors Hall of Fame™ in 1975
Nikola Tesla … Continue Reading »
Thomas Alva Edison
Born Feb 11 1847 - Died Oct 18 1931
Patent Number: 223,898 (.PDF)
Inducted to National Inventors Hall of Fame™ in 1973
Throughout his … Continue Reading »
Many US Soldiers have recently lost limbs in the service to the United States and now look to Dean Kamen to design a prosthetic arm that will make their lives less of a struggle.
Kamen is best kno… Continue Reading »
What inventors need to know...
“Does the product infringe on a patent?” and “Should a patent application be filed?” are questions a product developer would want answered before going forwar… Continue Reading »
As a father of four, Richard P. Conway was helping one of his children learn how to ride a bike and while trying to hold on and run behind the bicycle, he thought, "there has to be a better way."
F… Continue Reading »
Inventors should know...
A lab notebook containing accurate records can preserve patent rights. A laboratory notebook should include information such as: how the inventor came up with the idea; … Continue Reading »
I, Woz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon - Getting to the Core of Apple's Inventor, by Steve Wozniak
LoTempio Law Blog Book Review
About the book
In this autobiography, Steve Wozniak describes hi… Continue Reading »