Inventions

How (and Why) to Improve Your Sketches

How (and Why) to Improve Your Sketches

Inventors have a large toolbox filled with different skills and talents, and sketching should be somewhere in the mix. Making quality sketches is a talent, and it’s a talent that all inventors should work on. If the rough drafts of your new product or idea don’t impress, it’s that much harder to get funding or …

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Inventions That Are (Surprisingly) Not Patented

Inventions That Are (Surprisingly) Not Patented

If you ever invent something original and useful, one of the first things you’ll hear is “make sure you get it patented!” It seems like solid advice- after all, a patent gives you the right to stop others from making, selling or using your idea without permission. But there are plenty of ideas, products, and …

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A Brief History of Patents

A Brief History of Patents

Patents provide important protection to a successful idea, but few people know how complicated the process of obtaining one can be. The US patent system has a long and complicated history. Or at least it was a complicated, until now, thanks to our crash course in the history of patents in the United States. Before …

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Ten World-Changing Inventions

Ten World-Changing Inventions

Some inventions, while important, don’t radicalize the world. Society wasn’t particularly impacted when, for example, chip clips were introduced. But there are some ideas that leave such an impact that the world changes once they hit the market. In no particular order, here are ten of them. THE WHEEL (approx. 3100 BC) While the inventor’s …

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Top 10 Iconic Summertime Inventions

Top 10 Iconic Summertime Inventions

Summer, summer, summertime… If ever there was an appropriate time to quote Will Smith, this is the season.  What do you think of when you think of summer?  Let’s sit back and unwind with a little history lesson of inventions that are staples in most people’s summertime experience. 1.) Ice Cream Cone. The first ice …

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Thursday Thoughts from Great Inventors & Innovators

Thursday Thoughts from Great Inventors & Innovators

All inventors and innovators share two key characteristics – creativity and persistence.  In order to better understand others and ourselves as inventors, we must take a closer look at what these things really mean. Creativity – the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. Persistence – firm …

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Kentucky Fried…Keyboard?

Kentucky Fried…Keyboard?

  Perhaps you’ve been in a situation like this before, you’ve just sat down to a meal at KFC and as soon as you pick up your first piece of fried chicken, your phone lights up with a notification of some sort. At this point, your hands are covered in grease and you’re faced with …

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Four U.S. Presidents, Four Inventions!

Four U.S. Presidents, Four Inventions!

Presidents’ Day has come and gone and just like there are no days off for the president of the United States, there are no days off in the world of inventions, too. Every day, a new innovative invention is being developed by people from all walks of life. But, since last Monday was Presidents’ Day, …

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NBC News in Florida Shares Davison Client’s Invention Story

NBC News in Florida Shares Davison Client’s Invention Story

Too often today, we hear stories of children who are left alone in hot cars. Often times, those stories have tragic endings. So, when Felicia Marshal came to Davison with a Better Way to alert parents, who may have forgotten a child in the car, we got to work. We designed the Sound of Life …

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When is the Right Time to Get a Patent?

When is the Right Time to Get a Patent?

Patents and inventions go hand-in-hand. A patent is a crucial piece to the invention puzzle, because it protects your idea by granting you the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States. When a company considers an …

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