In partnership with the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, the National Academy of Inventors is proud to announce a new opportunity for aspiring inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. The Intellectual Property (IP) course developed by the Michelson Institute teaches critical knowledge about America’s intellectual property protection system and how it can work for you. By completing the course, you will acquire a foundation for a successful career in that most quintessential American tradition, Innovation.

At your own pace, take the online IP course consisting of 12 video modules and 38 lessons, each with a refresher quiz. After completing the course, return here to take the final exam. The exam contains 40 questions. If you answer 30 of the questions correctly, you will receive an Innovation Development Certificate from the National Academy of Inventors. Currently, the curriculum is free. There are no fees or charges associated.