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Make Your Invention Real

After over 20 years in this industry, I know inventors are creative, ambitious people. They are the individuals who see a problem and envision a solution to that problem. Too often, however, they take a difficult pathway as they strive...

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Selling or Licensing a Patent: Information Companies Want to See

Getting information about your product to companies can be difficult. Here are some suggestions on what information to send, and how to send it. After doing your market research, you should be aware of some companies that would be a...

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Invention Goals

As you set your invention goals, here are a few tips to help you stack on track and achieve success. Although there may be several things that you would like to accomplish, focus on the most important. It is easy...

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Selling your Idea Overview- Checklist Week 7

Completing the Checklist There is little you can do in addition to the six steps that you have already completed. Now it is time for you to manage the relationships that you have, and watch your hard work payoff. THE...

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Networking with Companies

Create Those Contacts! The patent sale process can be long and discouraging at times. Sometimes you need someone in the background to cheer you on to keep moving along in the patent sale process. As the sixth step in this...

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Manufacturing Quotes- Checklist Week 5

Manufacturing Quotes for Your Product Last week's focus was on the importance of quality presentations. This week, we will discuss how to obtain manufacturing quotes and their importance in moving an invention closer to market. THE CHECKLIST PROTECTING MY IP...

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Presentation Materials- Checklist Week 4

First Impressions are Everything Last week's focus was on conducting market research. This week, we will discuss the importance of quality presentations. THE CHECKLIST PROTECTING MY IP CREATE PROTOTYPE AND DRAWINGS DO RESEARCH CREATE PRESENTATION MATERIAL GET MANUFACTURING QUOTES CREATE...

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Patent Research- Checklist Week 3

Research is Key! Last week's focus was on creating a prototype and drawings for your invention. This week, we will discuss how crucial it is for you to research everything about your invention. Because next Thursday is a holiday, we...

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Patent Prototyping & Drawings- Checklist Week 2

Realizing your Invention Last week's focus was on the protection of your intellectual property. This week, creating your prototype and drawings should be on the forefront of your mind. As you move along the checklist, each step is crucial, so...

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Intellectual Property Protection- Checklist Week 1

Store Shelves...CHECK! Royalties...CHECK! Over the next couple weeks our newsletter is going to be based on a checklist for getting your patent to market. Each step is crucial, so keep updated with the newsletter! THE CHECKLIST IP PROTECTION PROTOTYPE AND...

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