If your company has an invention that you think is patentable, take steps at once. You may lose your right to patent it if you offer it for sale or disclose it publicly without patent protection. Read More
An idea, without knowledge of how to make it work, is not patentable. You must be able to present an illustrated description of a specific useful product, which achieves the desired objective, in sufficient detail to enable others to make and use it. Read More
Got a Great Idea? Follow these First Steps
From the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The Jackson Inventor’s Network (JIN) is a new opportunity for Jackson residents and surrounding communities. The purpose of JIN is to assist, educate and support inventors and entrepreneurs in successfully protecting and marketing their products and business ideas through networking.
For online resources including the Intellectual Property Organization, American Intellectual Property Law Assocation, the European Patent Office and more...
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.