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How do you find an inventor?

How do you find an inventor?

Once way to check to see which version of Inventor you have is to go to the help section and select the pull down menu and select About Autodesk Inventor. This will bring up a splash screen if it lists just Autodesk Inventor you have base Inventor, if it lists Autodesk Inventor Professional you have Inventor Pro.

How do I search for a patent?

Patents may be searched in the USPTO Patent Full-Text and Image Database (PatFT). The USPTO houses full text for patents issued from 1976 to the present and PDF images for all patents from 1790 to the present….USPTO Patent Full-Text and Image Database (PatFT)

  1. Quick Search.
  2. Advanced Search.
  3. Patent Number Search.

How do I find old patents?

How to Find Old Patents with a Specific Patent Number. If you have the actual patent number of a product you are looking for, you can search the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s website at From that page, you can click on the box under “query” and type in the patent number.

How do I do a patent search on Google?

The steps to use Google Patent Search are much like any other search you might perform on the Internet.

  1. Open the URL:
  2. Type the name of the idea or some brief bit of text about the idea.
  3. Click Search.

Who is the most famous female inventor?

10 female inventors you should definitely know about

  1. Dr.
  2. Marie Curie – Theory of Radioactivity.
  3. Nancy Johnson – The ice cream maker.
  4. Maria Telkes – The first 100% solar powered house.
  5. Ann Tsukamoto – Stem cell isolation.
  6. Grace Hopper – Computer programming.
  7. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Magie – Monopoly.

Did Leonardo Da Vinci invent anything?

As an engineer, Leonardo conceived ideas vastly ahead of his own time, conceptually inventing the parachute, the helicopter, an armored fighting vehicle, the use of concentrated solar power, a calculator, a rudimentary theory of plate tectonics and the double hull.

Can you sell a product without a patent?

No. You are not required to obtain a patent in order to sell a product or service embodying your invention. Many products and services are sold that are not patented. A U.S. patent provides the right to stop others from making marketing, selling, or importing your invention in the United States.

Can I patent something that already exists?

You can’t patent an existing or old product. However, you can patent a new use for an existing or old product as long as the new use is nonobvious. Moreover, the new use cannot be inherent in the use of the existing or old product.

How do I search a patent before 1976?

Patents produced before 1976 can be tricky to find. If you have the patent number, or are searching for all the patents produced with a specific classification number, you can do this on the USPTO web site. Click on “Quick Search” in the green Issued Patents box.

Is Google search a patent?

Google’s First Semantic Search Invention was Patented in 1999.