Meet Kathy, Potty Paws Inventor
Living in their Stamford, Conn., apartment, Pittsburgh natives Kathy and her husband often enjoyed taking their pup on long walks at the city park or along the picturesque streets near their home. To help keep Stamford’s streets clean and beautiful, city officials enforced mandatory pet waste pick-up. “They offered a small bag with handles to use …Read more
Innovative Apps Offer Invention Help – Anywhere!
Whether you’re looking to quickly jot down an idea, find inspiration for new ideas or learn more about what’s happening in the invention world today — there’s an app for it! We’ve scoured the app store to find must-have inventor apps. Without question, our favorite is Davison’s Inventionland app, which, just like America’s largest invention …Read more
Meet the Inventor of the Cool Cot – Part 1
Deb’s heart ached for her beloved, canine companion, Sadie, who was aging and suffering with arthritis. Sadie, who had been a faithful friend for many years, was becoming more and more uncomfortable, and Deb tried “everything under the sun” to ease the pain in her limbs. She even tried putting zippered plastic bags of warm …Read more
Davison Employees Bring Innovation to the 2011 Riverview Relay for Life
The 2011 Riverview Relay for Life in Oakmont, PA was an overwhelming success, in part because of the sponsorship of Davison and the creative contributions from our “Dare to Invent” team. The largest fundraiser in the world, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, gives everyone a chance to celebrate the lives of people who …Read more
Slinkity, Silly Ideas That Totally Rock!
What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, makes a slinkity sound – and has made millions of dollars since it was invented in 1945? The slinky, and other must-have toys and gadgets may be inexpensive to purchase, but continue to make their creators millions! Today, we delve into our childhoods to explore the stories of 5 …Read more
Senate Reinvents National Inventors Month!
The Senate has deemed it so! In a unanimous May 3, 2011 vote, the U.S. Senate approved an immediate resolution that made May – National Inventors Month! Similar to many inventions, the month-long celebration actually began as one idea, was improved upon and turned into another! Previously, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the inventing …Read more
Be Inspired: “Davison, Making Ideas”
“The things that make America great are the things we invent. The strength of this nation was formed by idea people and inventors who had the freedom to dream big and create new things.” So begins the new video, “Davison, Making Ideas,” which captures the timeless power of inventing and shows how that spirit is …Read more
George Davison Featured on Inventor’s Showcase
Listeners of Blog Talk Radio got some great insight and advice from Mr. Davison when he was interviewed for an episode of Inventor’s Showcase. He was joined by Angel Bush, host of Your 15 Minutes Radio, along with guest host Jennifer Cannon, an inventor and entrepreneur. In the half-hour interview, Mr. Davison offers a wealth …Read more
George Davison appears on Lifetime TV
When to Get a Patent on a Product
There are a lot of theories out there about when to patent your product idea. At Davison, we follow the strategy of “BUILD BEFORE YOU PATENT,” which also happens to be the business strategy of most manufacturers. New product development is a balancing act, and the best tight-rope walkers in this industry to learn from …Read more