Synopses & Reviews
The best way to protect your invention is to keep good records. Let The Inventors Notebook track - and prompt you to take care of - every important step in the process. Use it to:
document the development of your invention help you make refinements while building and testing assess the commercial potential of your invention calculate how much capital you are likely to need organize your search for funds to build, test, manufacture and distribute your invention create a record of contacts who know of your invention and have signed confidentiality agreements
The Inventor's Notebook also includes new patent rules for application and prosecution, up-to-date agreements and new forms.
The perfect companion to Nolo's bestselling Patent It Yourself, this book includes:
worksheets forms sample agreements instructions references to relevant areas of patent law a bibliography of legal and non-legal aids
Created by bestselling Patent Attorney David Pressman and business development consultant Fred Grissom, this book is specifically designed to help inventors document the key steps in the invention process -- from conceiving, building and testing the invention to protecting, marketing and financing it. The Inventor's Notebook helps inventors organize all the necessary information into one location and prompts them to complete every important step. The finished notebook serves as the foundation for the legal protection of the idea. The perfect companion to Nolo's bestselling Patent It Yourself, this book includes worksheets, forms, sample agreements, instructions and much more. The 5th edition is updated to provide the latest patent forms and rules.
Everything you need to document the invention process -- when you're done, you'll have legal proof that you created it first!