Beskerm jou Idees

Beskerm jou idees en uitvinding deur middel van ‘n patent. Hierdie eksklusiewe reg word deur ‘n soewereine staat aan ‘n uitvinder verleen in ruil vir die besonderhede van die uitvinding of idee. ‘N Suid-Afrikaanse patent kan verleen word vir enige nuwe uitvinding wat...

Patent an Invention

How to Patent an Invention In order to patent an invention it has to be New, Inventive and Useful. This means that the invention has to be useful to agriculture and industry, involve an inventive step and fall within the categories of allowable inventions for South...

What is a Patent?

A patent is the sole right granted to an inventor by the State for a given length of time in exchange for making the invention known to the public. Application for a patent in South Africa must be made through the CIPC in Pretoria and are only valid in South Africa....

Patent Search

Why do a Patent Search? The rights of a patent may only be conferred on the inventor if the invention is new and inventive. The invention must thus be novel. This means that the key aspects of the invention may not have been described in any form anywhere in the world...

The #Hashtag Idea

The word hashtag is an unspaced phrase prefixed with the # symbol. The #hashtag symbol can be found on most keyboards when pressing down the shift and no. 3 key simultaneously. The #Hashtag Idea Chris Messina, the former Google designer first proposed that Twitter...

How to Register a Patent in SA

Always keep your inventions a secret – Do not market or sell the inventions until the patent application has been filed. Obtaining a patent is a two-step process spaced 12 months apart. The South African Patent Office will check to see if all the necessary...

Pet inventions – PupLight

PupLight is an interesting pet invention that makes dogs visible for up to a mile a way. PupLight keeps dogs safe and visible on-or-off the leash. PupLight is a super bright light attached to the collar and uses AAA batteries. It comes with an easy on / easy off...

Invention Connection ®

If you have a patented invention that you would like to sell, license or find investors for, consider featuring it on the Invention Connection ® website. The Invention Connection ® website is an international invention showcase for anyone who wants to cash out or sell...
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