Who Invented? New Site Launched to Help Inventors Learn from the History of the Greatest Inventors

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New article on why every Inventor needs to learn about patents and the search for invention patents.

Who-Invented Org (http://www.who-invented.org) just launched a new site dedicated to inventors learning more about the process of inventing, reviewing the great inventors of the past and encouraging them to enhance their invention process.

Invention Article #1: Patents for inventors -


A patent is a property right granted by the Government of the United States of America to an inventor to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted. A patent may be applied for only in the name(s) of the actual inventor(s).

There are some rules governing the issue of patents. Patent is provided for a new, non- obvious and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, composition of matter and/or improvement of any of the above. In addition to utility patents, encompassing one of the categories above, patent protection is available for ornamental design of an article of manufacture or asexually reproduced plant varieties by design and plant patents.

Similarly there are issues that cannot be patented; they include laws of nature, physical phenomena, abstract ideas, literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works (these can be Copyright protected). Inventions that is not useful (such as perpetual motion machines) or offensive to public morality.

Invention must also be novel, non-obvious, adequately described or enabled and claimed by the inventor in clear and definite terms. Search of all previous public disclosures including, but not limited to previously patented inventions in the U.S. should be conducted to determine if your invention has been publicly disclosed and thus is not patent able.

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