Listed are a few resources I found helpful along the way.
Protect Your Idea
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office – search for active patents, trademarks & copyrights.
Google Patent Search – more user friendly way to search patents
Brainstorm Patents – save money filing your patent, use reputable Patent Agent
Start-Up Nation – advice for small business start-up companies, check-out tips on “elevator pitch”
INC., The Daily Resource for Entrepreneurs – informative website, also a very inspiring magazine
Thomas Register – online source of suppliers & manufacturers
Craigslist – Online forum, post ads for needed services
WhoRepresents.com – Contact any celebrity via their agent
SCORE Small Business Counselors – free business plan templates