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Gifts for Inventors - Patent Plaques

Highlight your invention achievement by displaying your patent.

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There are numerous ways that you can celebrate your invention, one way is with patent plaques. These items display the details of an inventor's issued patent and make great gifts.

If you are buying one of these for yourself or for a friend, remember to have the correct patent number on hand before ordering. The patent number is the unique number assigned to a patent application when it issues as a patent. The patent number may be found on the object (invention), the box it came in, or in its instruction manual, or you can find it on the certificate issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Blue Glass Desk Patent Plaque

Blue Glass Desk Patent Plaque
Courtesy Amazon
Made by AZTEC AWARDS this is one of the most reasonably priced patent plaque that I could find. I also think that it has a nice modern touch with the blue glass rather than the more traditional looking items with wood frames. This one is designed to sit on your desk, mantle, or table.
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Rosewood Desk Certificate Patent Plaque

Rosewood Desk Certificate Patent Plaque
Courtesy of Amazon
According to their description, "this certificate layout is modeled after the patent certificate issued by the US Patent & Trademark Office." This item is also designed to sit on your desk, mantle, or table. It has traditional rosewood frame and a sturdy stand with touches of metal for keeping the patent plaque solidly upright.
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Solid Walnut Certificate Patent Plaque - Presentation Series

Solid Walnut Certificate Patent Plaque - Presentation Series
Courtesy of Amazon
This solid walnut certificate patent plaque is a better quality item and designed to be hung on any wall. It has a classic feel to it, and is also modeled after the patent certificate issued by the US Patent & Trademark Office.

Matte Black Finish Patent Plaque

Matte Black Finish Patent Plaque
Courtesy of Amazon
According to the description laser engraving is used to exactingly reproduce all details shown on the front page of the patent as issued by the US Patent & Trademark Office. This is a reasonably economical wall plaque with a sleek black on black motif, very modern and striking.
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Black Glass Certificate Patent Plaque

Black Glass Certificate Patent Plaque
Courtesy of Amazon
This contemporary black glass patent plaque comes with beveled glass has an overall size of 11" x 14" X 1/4" and comes with custom engraving with your patent information.
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Patent Cubes by PatentPlaques.com

Patent Cubes by PatentPlaques.com
Courtesy of Manufacturer
And now for some eye-popping 3D display of your patent information. According to the manufacturer, "Patent Plaques Patent Cubes are made of solid granite and feature a full color enamel, gold-plated USPTO seal on top. All four sides are customizable, for example: a patent image, patent number, inventor's name, or company logo."

Patent cubes are the priciest item we have on this list, however, they are novel, well-crafted, and gorgeous.

Economical Patent Plaques

Patent Plaques - Economy Series in Portrait
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As of this writing all of the items on this page are all listed as being under $60. The plant plaques are featured as either portrait or landscape and come in 6 different variates of materials and colors: silver and gold plates, with walnut finish or black boards.

Super No Frills

Not as beautiful as any of the above, however, if you are on a super budget and want to try your hand at framing, you can order a simple copy of your patent directly form the USPTO, which is a good idea to have on hand anyways. Copies of patents or patent application publications, shipped via the U.S. Postal Service, may be purchased for $3 each (current fee as of this writing). To order a patent copy, you must provide the patent number. To order a copy of a patent application publication, you must provide the publication number.
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