Help for Inventors in Michigan

There are many sources of help for inventors who want to patent an invention. On the Patent Search Information site, see particularly the Patent Search Process, U.S. Patent Databases, Manual of Classification, Classification Definitions, and U.S. Official Gazette pages.

Some additional starting points for inventors:

  • The USPTO operates the Inventors Assistance Center, which answers general questions and gives out general patent information, refers inventors to other USPTO staff, and helps in filling out forms.

  • The USPTO Inventors Resources Web Site includes a lot of specific information regarding patents and the patenting process.

  • The United Inventor's Association is a non-profit organization. "The mission of the UIA is to provide leadership, support, and services to inventor support groups as well as to other organizations and individuals interested in continuing America's role as the World's leader in innovation and invention."

Try out this book:




The Inventor's Bible, 3rd Edition: How to Market and License Your Brilliant Ideas (Inventor's Bible: How to Market & License Your Brilliant Ideas)

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Learn how to protect your invention with a Provisional Patent Application (PPA):




Patent Pending in 24 Hours

Patent Pending in 24 Hours Kindle Edition


Michigan Inventors Associations

Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan


Grand Rapids Inventors Network (GRIN)


Michigan Patent and Trademark Depository Libraries

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