Inventor Help Links and Resources

The following links may prove useful to inventors. INPEX, the Invention Show, does not endorse any of the sites or services listed, and claims no responsibility for the content, information, products or services offered by them.

Marketing/Public Relations:
Virtual Press Office, a PR Newswire company, delivers electronic communications solutions to support trade show exhibitors' and event organizers' public relations, marketing and sales programs. PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.

International Sourcing:
EGT Global Trading – Edith G. Tolchin, "The Sourcing Lady", has over thirty years of experience in linking U.S. inventors with Asian manufacturers, to provide a "one-stop import service" for sourcing, quality control, manufacturing, international financing, air/ocean shipping, customs clearance arrangements, and dock-to-door delivery.

Invention Submission:
InventHelp® Invention & New Product Idea Services – InventHelp offers invention submission and low-cost patent referral services for inventors, as well as several prototyping packages.

Patent Information:
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) – A patent for an invention is the grant of property rights to the inventor. Obtaining a patent may be a good idea before an inventor displays an invention at a trade show. To find out more about getting an invention patented, an individual should talk to a patent attorney.

Public Relations:
Promising Promotion – Public relations guru Jill Lublin (a regular INPEX speaker) offers help for inventors and entrepreneurs who want to gain exposure for their new inventions but don't know where to start. She is the author of several books, including Guerilla Publicity and Networking Magic.

International Journal Reasearch:
International Journal of Scientific Research in Inventions and New Ideas – seeks to promote the knowledge by publishing original research findings, review articles and short communications in the some field of inventions, new ideas and creativity freely. Scope of the journal includes: high quality new useful research, scholarly research capturing the full range of approaches to inventions in the fields of biotechnology, nanotechnology, genetics, biology, agriculture, energy saving, mechanics, electronics and education.

International Trade Shows

Along with INPEX, America's largest invention trade show, there are number of other international trade shows each year where inventors exhibit new products:

IENA "Ideas, Inventions, New Products Exhibition"
Held annually in Nuremberg, Germany. Past shows have included 700 inventions from 32 countries, with prestigious awards given to high-performance inventors. Takes place October 27 - 30, 2016.

Brussels Innova
A unique platform where industry and service providers, researchers, marketing professionals, inventors, investors and lawyers propose and exhibit concrete solutions to energy questions. Takes place November 17 - 19, 2016 in Belgium.

Seoul International Invention Fair
Five-day event where inventors and researchers showcase their new ideas and products to manufacturers, investors, distributors, licensing firms and the general public. Show dates for 2016 to be announced soon.