How Do You Keep An Inventors Log Book?
The patent system in the United States rewards the first person that invents a new product. An inventors log book helps you prove you were first.Difficulty: AverageTime Required: OngoingHere’s How: • Detailed records of the concepts, test results and other information related to making an invention should be kept in a log book. You can start from the very first moment you think of an idea. • Proper record keeping can be used as proof of the conception date of an invention and to show continuous activity or due diligence. Both are issues that arise during the patent process and a log book can settle such issues. • You can buy a specially printed log book or make one yourself. Use a bound notebook, the reason being that pages cannot be added or subtracted without that being evident. • Number all your pages consecutively. On any blank pages or portion of a page left, you should draw a line across. Start a new notebook when yours is full. Each notebook should be assigned a consecutive numb