Meet Celia, an intrepid inventor with a great idea and big ambitions for changing the world. Little does she know the legal pitfalls that await if bad patent legislation makes it through Congress …
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 08:56
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 11:12
Invention is as old as human existence, and no country has promoted and thrived on invention more than the United States thanks to its patent system. But is American invention at risk? Framed around the story of two first-time inventors, Inventing to Nowhere is a new documentary that explores the stakes in policy fights over the American innovation economy, with interviews of legendary inventor Dean Kamen, historians, members of Congress and other key players in the effort to keep the country innovating.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 15:32
On December 10, 2014, a broad coalition signed a letter to Congress about legislation that would weaken patents.
Read the letter below:
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 14:52
How important are intellectual property rights to the United States economy? Important enough that other nations seek to emulate the system that is considered the gold standard worldwide. Yet now, as David Kappos, former director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office shared on a recent panel, those same countries wonder why America seems focused on destroying this key economic driver.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 15:28
On Monday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. local time, the documentary INVENTING TO NOWHERE will premiere in 20 cities nationwide. Follow the journey of an American start-up as INVENTING TO NOWHERE explores:
- What drives people to invent and why is it important to protect the incentives to invent?
- The role of strong intellectual property rights in creating jobs and driving economic growth in America.
- The unintended consequences of weakening patent rights, for small inventors and start ups and the U.S. economy.
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 13:59
Public perceptions have played a key role in the legislative debate over patent policy.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 11:29
Why is the United States patent system important? This question has a number of possible answers, and it is a question that we at Save The Inventor have been actively trying to address. Recently the Intellectual Property Owners Association posed this same inquiry to our nation’s youth by asking them to create a video showcasing their understanding of the importance of the patent system.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 17:53
At Save The Inventor, our goal is to be a resource for the latest news, facts, interviews and the occasional opinion about legislative changes to our patent system and potential risks to the best incentive for inventors and innovation in the industrial world.