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St. Louis, MO   63141
Tel: 314-432-1291
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E-mail: President@inventorsconnection.org
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-- My grandpa told me to remember two things in life. Look out for Number One, and remember your number. -- Orville Cogswell


-- Would you be more content with six million dollars or six children? Six children, certainly. Because a man with six million dollars will always want more.



-- Charity Navigator is an excellent site for learning about charities.

-- You will see a list of legitimate charities that are helping humanity. You can learn more about an organization and how it uses funds. All you need do is click a charity name. [Kim Komando] www.charitynavigator.org

-- -- This resource is too good to leave out. Log-on to: Home page of the International Patent Classification (IPC) Bear with it. This site affords you a connection to the other ninety-five percent of the World outside the U.S.A.


~~ "This is the same company which a few months back invented a car that costs only $2500 new. BUT it's not available in the USA. Why is it that a gasless vehicle that eliminates the reason to buy oil from foreign countries hasn't even been noticed by US manufacturers? How bad can this be for anybody, anywhere in the world -- except, perhaps,for the oil tycoons?"

~~ ~~ "The Compressed Air Car, developed by Motor Development International (MDI) Founder Guy Negre, might be the best thing to happen to the motor engine and to people all over the world.

~~ The $12,700 CityCAT, one of the planned Air Car models, reaches 68 mph, and goes for a range of 125 miles. It will take only a few minutes for the CityCAT to refuel at gas stations equipped with custom air compressor units. MDI says it should cost only around $2 to fill the car up with 340 liters of air!

~~ The Air Car will be starting production soon, thanks to India's TATA Motors.

~~ "Forget corn! Corn-based ethanol is a joke...... Here's a user friendly, pocketbook friendly fuel! What can be better than air?""

"A company in Britain has created a car that can be powered by human waste. It's cool, but it gets a little uncomfortable when your buddy asks you to 'chip in' for gas." -- Jimmy Fallon

"Blimey, Officer! I wasn't 'moonin,' I was only makin' a 'pit stop.'" -- R.S.

PUBLIC NOTICE FOUND AT A PETROL STATION REST ROOM: - Patrons, please Do Not remove waste basket from restroom for service needs. Do fuel-up at the petrol pumps.

-- ".. patent from the Chinese Patent Office for its detonation cycle gas turbine engine.. capable of running on a variety of or a mixture of ethanol, gasoline, diesel, propane, natural gas, hydrogen and methanol.." --

-- "World's first battery fuelled by air" -- with 10 times the storage capacity of conventional cells - has been unveiled.
- Last Updated: 8:19AM BST 20 May 2009

-- "IP Matters - Thompson-Reuters" --

-- "British Inventors Society" --

-- "wrti.org.uk - the inventors website & newsletter Wessex Round Table of Inventors club" --

-- "microfunding - latest news" -- "I am absolutely delighted to be able to announce that microFunding and Inventique, the Inventors' magazine, have agreed terms to form a joint venture to create a marketplace for the promotion of innovation."

-- "Mindsheet Management & Technology Services" --

-- "Success Strategies for Inventors and Innovators" --


To: dayjobiasl@webtv.net
From: Rachel Thompson
Subject: Patent Strategy for Researchers and Research Managers
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:32 AM

As individuals and companies realise the importance of their inventions, issues surrounding patent laws and practices are taking centre stage around the world.

Patent Strategy introduces researchers to patent applications and patent portfolios. With minimum use of 'legal jargon' it provides the technical professional with the assistance and advice they require to understand the legal complexities that they may encounter before and during a patent application. It also discusses the responsibilities of the researcher after patent applications have been filed and the role the researcher can play in the maintenance of a global patent estate.

This updated edition of the best selling book has been expanded to keep pace with modern day movements and addresses the global issue surrounding intellectual property. Including new information on areas such as software and biotechnology it shows the techniques that can be used by individuals and academic inventors to protect their work and is the ideal reference source.

- Bridges the gap between the legal system and scientific research and avoids legal jargon

- Details the reasons behind patents, their importance and relevance to all researchers and the strategy needed for filing for a patent

- Focuses on the strategy and reasons rather than just being a textbook of patent law

- Presents an overview of tools a researcher can use while working with a patent attorney or agent

- Adopts a readable style that explains the basics right up to developing a strategy

- Essential reading for all those who wish to keep pace and protect their work

Reviews from previous edition:

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".I can recommend it for technology managing types. Does a nice job of explaining many aspects of the patent system and patent strategies with a minimum of jargon and case citations."

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-- " The Website of the Trilateral Co-operation :: The Trilateral Co-operation" --
-- "Intellectual Property Owners Association | Trilateral Public Users Conf 11/07" --

-- "WIPO International Classifications" --

-- "become rich through patents" --

-- [EDITOR'S NOTE: The IASL Website was resourced and translated into German.] -- "European Countries - Germany"

-- "CIPO - Canadian Patent Database Introduction"

-- "Cambridge Consultants Ltd - Delivering the Goods - the future of home delivery"

-- "European Patent Offices (EPO)"

-- "Europe's Network of patent databases"

-- "International Marks of WIPO - World International Property Organization"

-- "About WIPO" --

-- "Intellectual Property Owners Association | Philips Electronics News Release"

-- " Bangkok, Thailand" --

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To: dayjobIASL@webtv.net
From: Conor O Donovan
Subject: Mindsparkz HK. invention incubator.
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 6:03 AM

Mindsparkz is a new invention incubator portal launched by The ODM Group based in Hong Kong. Mindsparkz already has some strong partners listed below and we are now looking to expand our services to more international inventors and incubators.

ODM Innovations Invention Incubator in Singapore, a partnership with Singapore Economic Development Board & more recently Spring Singapore.
ODM Industrial, based in Shanghai, specializing in China Manufacture.
ODMasia, based in Hong Kong, exhibiting at international trade shows and commercializing new products around the world.

Mindsparkz helps inventors patent, prototype, manufacture and sell around the globe. We are also looking to partner with other invention portals to offer our services on the Asian markets.

For more information on Mindsparkz and our group. feel free to view below links.


www.theODMgroup.com (blog)

Look forward to hearing from you

Best Regards,

Conor O Donovan

The ODM Group
303, Keen Hung bldg,
80 Queens road East,
Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Tel. +852 2527 6766
Fax. +852 3007 2247
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-- "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." -- Sir Winston Churchill
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To: dayjobIASL@webtv.net
From: Sylvia ONG
Subject: China Production Blog for Inventors
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 10:03 PM

ODM have made some very exciting developments this year, especially on the inventions field. We would warmly welcome you to subscribe to our industry blog for latest Production in China news and views - www.theodmgroup.com.

If you have any current or upcoming projects please consult us - Mindsparkz invention incubator can assist on new product development.

Right now we are recommending clients to place any orders ASAP if they require shipment before the Chinese New Year

Look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks & Best Regards,


303, Keen Hung bldg,
80 Queens road East,
Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Tel. +852 2527 6766
Fax. +852 3007 2247

Check out our group website and blog on www.theODMgroup.com.

-- "How Do I Raise Money for an Invention? - Inventor Resource (UK)" --

-- "Design, Patent, Legal, Business Plan and Funding Advice for Inventors at Inventor Resource (UK)" --

-- "International Intellectual Property"

-- "Border Control Crumbles in DVD Land"

-- "Patently Absurd! - Weird & Wacky Patents"

-- "Don't be afraid to take one long step - because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps." -- Lloyd George

-- "Screening Intl Inquiries Flowchart - Generic."

-- "Intellectual Property Digital Library" --



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-- "Development And Protection Of Foreign Brands In China"

-- "Machine translation is notoriously inaccurate. It takes the common sense of a human being to make sense of language translation, because language, which is a human invention after all, is overladen with innuendo. The choice of words by the speaker must be relayed through the careful selection of words by the adept translator.
-- Machines cannot and never will be able to effectively achieve that skill, only people will. And it takes skill, talent and a professional eye and ear to do the translation justice; otherwise you risk ending up offending the listener by inappro-priate cultural boo-boos or missing the point of the oration altogether. Just because you have two hands doesn’t make you a brain surgeon, and just because you speak another language doesn’t make you a translator. Both take immense skill, special talent and lots of training."
-- Karen Friedman, Translator, Eloquence Language


- "Of course, the real kicker in English is our determined propensity to pronounce similar spellings in different ways. No wonder English is so hard for non-native speakers to master! Think about the following examples, which we native speakers just take for granted (and for those of us with children, we spend years correcting them on)":

“ONE”: One Gone Tone

“OU”: Hour Four Tour Should Moustache

“ERE”: Where Here Were

“OO”: Food Good Door Cooperate Blood

“IM”: Climb Limb

“IMB”: Climber Limber

“UMB”: Plumber Lumber

“IPED”: Piped Biped Worshiped

“AUGH”: Caught Laugh

“INT”: Pint Tint

And then the “king” of the confusing diphthongs,

“OUGH”: Though Through Thought Tough Trough Thorough Bough Cough Hiccough


-- -- Thought of the day:

-- "The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it."

-- Debbi Fields, Founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies

Eureka, you found it!! "Yes!" Here is the source of the 'stocked pond,' the undis-covered 'end of the rainbow' with its pot of gold. --> I've been thinking. And probably you should too: On the one hand, you don't want to re-invent the wheel - and on the other hand the wheel for you may have already been invented? After all, there's over seven million U.S. patents and over thirty-million foreign patents. -- Hmmm -- Eureka, you found it!! "Yes!" Here is the source of the 'stocked pond,' the undiscovered 'end of the rainbow' with its pot of gold. -- Do you see? Open your eyes. -- You can research and develop--you are smarter than the guy who thought of it years ago. You can pick up the invention for nothing - it's 'public' - and now you can 'make it work!!' Just check it out to see that you aren't infringing - you know - stepping on someone else's 'live patent.' GO FOR IT! --> Go to: --> "Bicycle Built for Two" for example. --> and "The Bicycle" --> And the real thing --> "Xtracycle" --> and read about "Getting Started as an Entrepreneuer"

-- "Keep your bearings with online maps" --

-- "Scientific phenomena named after people in TutorGig Encyclopedia" --

-- After many sessions the psychi-atrist says to his patient: Con-grat-ula-tions, Sir, you are cured. The patient says: Some cure. Before I was Alexan-der the Great. Now I'm a nobody. --> (When you get your first million dollars think of me and cut me in for a share.) R.S.

-- "So, who died to make YOU President?"

--- "You're just jealous because the voices only talk to ME."

-- "God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. I'm so far behind I will never die." -- Bill Watterson

-- After many sessions the psychiatrist says to his patient: Congratulations, Sir, you are cured. The patient says: Some cure. Before I was Alexander the Great. Now I'm a nobody.

-- "Are You Afflicted by E.L.K. Syndrome?? | Eureka! Ranch"

--> "Know Thyself" -- Delphion Oracle

-- --Thought of the day: --
--> "Let me tell you." -- "In a Quartet, the man who can sing Tenor is the Tenor."
-- Henry Ford

-- Did you hear about the Paris thief who almost got away with stealing several paintings from the Louve? -- After planning the crime, and getting in and out past security, he was captured only two blocks away when his Ford Econoline Van ran out of gas. -- When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and then make such an obvious error, he replied: "Monsieur, I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh." -- And you thought I lacked De Gaulle to tell a story like that....

-- "Prepare for the future. Learn from the mistakes you made. Think about the mistakes you will make, but don't let that slow you down. Keep Inventing." -- R.S. --> Go to: --> "World Innovation Network (WIN) - "Innovation Institutes Internet Branch" --> "Where evaluations are performed from the perspective of the U.S. economy." -->

-- "Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the bell." - Unknown
-- "Patent Pending in 24 Hours"
-- Will Change Your Life
-- -- "Burdlaw" Is the Answer -- --

--> Also, this should work for you: --> "Faxpat/Optipat"

-- "Prepare for the future. Learn from the mistakes you made. Think about the mistakes you will make, but don't let that slow you down. Keep Inventing." -- R.S.

> American? > > > > > > > This was nominated for best joke of the year - worth sharing. > > > A Somalian arrives in Minneapolis as a new immigrant to the United States. He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, "Thank you Mr. American for letting me into this country, giving me housing, food stamps, free medical care, and a free education!" > > The passerby says, "You are mistaken, I am Mexican." > > The man goes on and encounters another passerby. "Thank you for having such a beautiful country here in America!" > > The person says, "I not American, I Vietnamese." > > The new arrival walks further, and the next person he sees he stops, shakes his hand and says, "Thank you for the wonderful America!" That person puts up his hand and says, "I am from Middle East, I am not American!" > > He finally sees a nice lady and asks, "Are you an American?" > > She says, "No, I am from Africa!" > > Puzzled, he asks her, "Where are all the Americans?" > > The African lady checks her watch and says..."Probably at work!!!!!!!

--> This is such a great land with "golden oppor-tun-ities." -- See your oppor-tunity as an Amer-ican to do some-thing 'posit-ive' with your life:
--> When my father came to America at the turn of the 20th Century, he heard that the streets were paved with gold. That caused him to visit and finally settle in St. Louis, the third largest populated city in the U.S. (at the time of the 1904 Worlds Fair.) "The Land of Opportunity." [Well, finding my mother and falling in love in St. Louis had a lot to do with it! All of his family were in Brooklyn, New York. He married here and moved there. My oldest sister and brother were born in New York. My mother was homesick for St. Louis. My next brother and myself were born here in St. Louis.] -->

-- -- St. Louis is famous for the first introduction, the milestone innovation of: --> The ice-cream cone, the hot-dog, the hamburger on a bun, iced tea, the sno-cone, spun sugar, Dr. Peper, peanut butter, the Twinkie, the toasted ravioli and St. Louis style pizza :-)) -- Did you know that a telegraphy business showcased the wireless phone [the cell phone] in St. Louis in 1904.

-- "An independent taste test commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, declared that St. Louis has "Best Tasting Tap Water in the Nation." Its eau so good." :-)

-- "You Know You're a St. Louisan if.."
you asked for a cream sody [soda] and was handed one that was red in color. And, so what? -- "50 Inventions Discovered By Mistake"

--> This is such a great land with "golden opportunities." -- See your opportunity as an American to do something 'positive' with your life: --> Reflect upon our American past. "Remember?" -->

--> "The number of American-born science and engineering students is plummeting." says Jerry MacArthur Hultin, a dean at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. In fact, 48 percent of the doctorates awarded at Stevens in 2001 went to foreign students." Quoted from Readers' Digest, March 2002, page 69. -- "Foreign-born scientists and engineers account for a third of the technical work force in Silicon Valley, says AnnaLee Saxenian, a political scientist of the University of California at Berkeley. Fully a quarter of the high-tech companies started there in the 1990s, she adds, are run by Chinese and Indian entrepreneurs." -- 26% of U.S. patents are created by foreign-born people -- "That's the situation now; over the next decade America will need 50 percent more people with science degrees, according to NASA administrator Dan Goldin. Where will we get them?"

-- "Immigrants behind 25 percent of tech startups"

-- "Skilled immigrants fleeing the U.S." --

-- ONLY 29% of America's 4th Graders and 18% of America's High School Seniors show a proficiency in science.

-- "Higher Education in Science and Engineering Enrolment in Higer Education"

-- "6,473 texts a month, but at what cost?" --

-- Here's something very positive to do with your life.

Web Page: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/index.html

To: dayjobIASL@webtv.net
From: Bob_Huybrechts
Subject: Intellectual Property
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2009 9:30 PM
Attachment: USD Letter ntf.pdf (312KB)

Hello Robert,

I would like to introduce some very unique and powerful knowledge about intellectual property that enables anyone with a novel idea, whether a product or a service, to establish guaranteed worldwide ownership of that idea, with compensation rights until 70 years after death!

This new method, called the USD System makes IP affordable, has changed many inventors’ lives for the better and is of great benefit to universities. Visit our websites www.usdsystem.com/eng.html and www.sosinvention.com/en/home.asp, as they contain a wealth of information about the legal instrument available: the Intellectual Passport CB. I attach an explanatory letter in .pdf format with a list of features and benefits, which you could also forward to someone else who may be interested.

I am a consultant for the International USD Consortium and any questions you may have, please contact me. I look forward to helping you or your contacts acquire permanent and worldwide ownership of your new idea or invention.

Co-operatively Yours,

Bob Huybrechts

President - Innovation Initiative Co-op



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