Inventor Notebook

An Inventor Notebook should be kept by researchers and inventors to document progress of an invention or research that may lead to intellectual property. The importance of the Inventor Notebook is recognized when it becomes key legal documentation in the event that patent litigation arises concerning your invention. Keeping entries in the notebook to acceptable legal standards is of utmost importance in defending a patent application.

There are many important facets to inventor notebooks, but being permanently bound with consecutively numbered pages and space at the bottom of the page for witness signatures are two of the most important. In Please refer to the helpful links below if you are considering starting a notebook. Inventor Notebooks are available for purchase through the Internet. Inventor Notebook workshops are frequently held on campus. Watch the homepage Upcoming Event announcements and your email.

Helpful links:

Book Factory Inventor's Notebook Guidelines 

Idea Rights Inventor's Notebooks

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