News and Articles About Inventors
The risks may be high, but the rewards can be splendid, both monetary and intangible.
Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers.
The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify.
Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception.
Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply.
A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits.
We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over.
These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships.
The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.
A new invention purportedly churns out eye shadow pods in absolutely any color found on the internet.
There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
A trio of inventors in Europe have announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new device that allows you to doodle in the air.
Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in.
These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.
A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
The late entrepreneur and father of the iPhone will join the ranks of famous inventors commemorated via postage stamp.
While many people believe they have the next million-dollar idea, in reality their vision could be a total dud. Here are 10 things needed to make your invention a success.
The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone.
The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
From a 'onesie' that lets your baby mop your floors to a mic-shaped sponge for rocking out in the shower, here are some wacky inventions from entrepreneurs.
Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement
Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation.
The founder of As Seen on TV, Kevin Harrington, plans to unveil a platform targeted specifically at the household, kitchen and outdoor goods inventions niche.
Reaction to the Steve Jobs biopic has been decidedly mixed, with most critics panning the film. Here's what Twitter users had to say on the day of the 'Jobs' premiere.