ONLINE RESOURCES

 
Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov
 
Listing of Law Schools and Libraries
http://www.lawresearch.com/v2/cefdict.htm
 
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
http://legal.gsa.gov/legal30.htm
 
United States Copyright Office
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright
 
United States Patent & Trademark Office
http://uspto.gov
 
Intellectual Property Organization
http://ipo.org
 
Manufacturing Related Sites
http://www.thomasregister.com
A search engine for manufacturers of industrial products.
 
http://www.mfginfo.com
A search engine for finding information about manufacturers.
 
Marketing and Licensing Related Sites
http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/starting/businessplan.html
Website offers an outline for writing a business plan from the Small Business Administration.
 
http://www.InventorWorld.com
Site offers "how to" inventor manuals for patenting and marketing inventions.
 
http://www.dobkin.com
Site offers "how to" articles about low cost direct marketing techniques.
 
http://www.marketlaunchers.com
Website which offers inventors a chance to market their new inventions. Features a listing of new inventions through which manufacturers and/or potential licensees can scout for new products.
 
Inventor/Invention Related Sites
http://www.inventorsdigest.com
An on-line magazine for inventors who are just starting out. Offers advice from people who have gone through the same process.
 
http://www.xec.com/invent/index.html
This site provides information about the Inventors Council of Dayton and gives information on different chapters of the Council throughout Ohio.

http://www.gibbsgroup.com
An informational website designed to help with general and in-depth questions on patents, trademarks and copyrights. It is also a great source for resources.

http://www.uspatentinfo.com
Website provides basic information about patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, as well as useful resources.

http://www.patent-faq.com
Site offers advice on turning an idea into a patent.

http://www.rjriley.com
Site is dedicated to inventor and entrepreneur matters and offers many useful links.

http://www.invention-ifia.ch
Offers information regarding the International Federation of Inventors' Associations.

http://www.inventorhelp.com
An on-line bookstore dedicated to inventor related books.
 
http://www.patentcafe.com
An on-line magazine which is a great resource for anyone who has an idea or wants to be more informed about the invention process.
 
Miscellaneous
http://www.findlaw.com
A great search engine for legal research.
 
http://www2.echo.lu/edic/
A free on-line translation dictionary.
 
http://www.wajens.no/
An international [white and yellow pages] phone book.
 
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