Useful links for patent pursuers

Posted Nov. 10, 2010, at 12:13 p.m.

Undersecretary of Commerce David Kappos told the audience at the Invention to Venture conference at the University of Maine in Orono that Mainers’ can-do attitude has spawned many inventions. Here’s how you can find steps to get your great idea patented.

US Patent and Trademark Depository Library at UMaine’s Fogler Libray:

The Maine Patent Program:

The US Patent and Trade Office:

The Invention to Venture conference website: