LegalZoom Named as Primary Sponsor

Energize Our World Poster_emailDue to demand, Inventors Digest has extended the deadline for the 2010 Collegiate Alt-Energy Challenge.

The Challenge deadline is now Aug. 31 – running throughout National Inventors Month –  giving U.S. college students and teams more time to hone and submit their 2-minute Web videos.

Inventors Digest also is proud to name LegalZoom as the primary sponsor of the Challenge. LegalZoom is the nation’s leading online legal document service, offering patent, copyright and trademark filing services, as well as business-formation and will and trust forms.

About the Challenge

Only U.S. colleges and college-bound students are eligible for this contest and age restrictions apply.

The Challenge will award $2,000 for the most innovative low-cost, alternative energy-related solutions, products or technologies.

Students are invited to submit videos – 2-minute “elevator pitches” – through our Web 2.0 platform at, ensuring IP protection and preserving potential licensing opportunities.

A quarter of the world’s population lives without any form of electricity. Lack of access to electricity or power contributes to poverty, malnutrition, disease and death. It’s a vicious cycle, and one that can be alleviated through innovation and creative use of low-cost technology.

Click here for details, official contest rules and the online submission form.

What are you waiting for? Help save the world – one kilowatt at a time!

About Inventors Digest

Inventors Digest, now in its 25th year, is the nation’s longest-running media outlet for the inventing industry. Together with sister business units the Emmy-winning PBS television series Everyday Edisons and the Web 2.0 crowdsourcing innovation site Edison Nation, Inventors Digest fosters the spirit and practice of innovation.

About LegalZoom

LegalZoom is America’s leading online legal document and filing service. From business formations and estate planning tools to patents, copyrights and trademark, LegalZoom makes it easy to take care of a variety of common legal matters. Along with professional–quality legal documents, customers enjoy free attorney referrals, a 24–hour legal education center, and a range of complementary business and tax resources. Unlike other self–help legal resources, LegalZoom uses proprietary technology and trained professionals to deliver an affordable, high–quality service. For customers, it’s as easy as answering a series of straightforward questions in a secure, online environment. LegalZoom then reviews their answers, prepares their legal documents, and in many cases, files the completed paperwork. Visit

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