How to Invent by the NCMR Method
John Andrew, P.E.
This 4 hour online course describes the inventing process from idea conception to writing a patent application and filing it online at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. An example contract for outsourcing the patent manufacturing and sales to a company is also included. It is necessary to be innovative if you work in an industrial environment.
The course includes
a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding
of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course the student will:
The information will be especially useful to students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and innovators who need tools for any creative processes.
Benefit to Attendees
Attendee of this course will be able to think more creatively, generating improvements and innovations to products and methods more effectively.
The Model-T Ford was highly successful in the early 1900’s, but could not compete in today’s market place. Almost all products and enterprises must progress along an innovation path or they will become obsolete. If the NCMR method is studied and practiced, it will enable and improve inventiveness.
In this lesson, you are required to study the following course content in PDF format:
Existing and new innovation paths are described. The NCMR inventing method is defined and applied to inventing new products. Existing items are improved and new items are created by combining and modifying ideas and things.
Innovation Articles, Guides, and Newsletters at: www.inventors.com
The United States Patent and Trademark Office Home Page at www.uspto.gov
Provides links to information about all aspects pertaining to invention patents.