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Sell My Patent

10 Tips for Commercializing Your Patent When it comes to selling or licensing your patent, there are a number of ways to close the sale. Whether you directly approach a buyer, place ads or join listing websites, the methods open...

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Sell A Patent

Sell a Patent I’ll just sell the patent!” Ever find yourself saying this as a kind of all-purpose declaration of how all your hard work will eventually pay off? The truth is that while selling a patent can be very...

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Selling a Patent

Selling a Patent [caption id="attachment_475" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Selling a Patent"][/caption] So, you have ensured that your intellectual property is securely yours by getting a patent- NOW WHAT? Often inventors patent their intellectual property and then are stuck on how to...

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How to Go Broke Inventing

Did that headline grab your attention? We hope so! The all-too-unfortunate truth today is that many inventors waste tons of money on things that they A) do not need yet, B) could get cheaper, if they did their homework, or...

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Why You Should Focus on Higher Level Inventions

Too many inventors make the mistake of inventing in commodity markets. That is, they create something that can already be bought from many other sources and is very hard to differentiate in a meaningful, price-increasing way. Marketing guru Perry Marshall...

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New T-Shirt Prototype Improves Athletic Performance

A new T-shirt designed by EU researchers could assist athlethes with the ability to improve their performance and prevent injury. As part of the ConText Project, a project with the mission of producing clothing to measure electrophysiological activity from the...

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Quick Pre-Patent Checklist

While many late night television commercials would have you believe that priority one is getting a patent, this is far from the truth.  That type of message is more about boosting their sales than moving your invention closer to success....

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Filing a Provisional Patent

For 99% of inventors, filing a provisional patent is a smart decision. But what exactly is a provisional patent? What separates it from a "real patent?" The short answer is: a few hundred dollars and a lot less paperwork. But...

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The Maverick’s Do-It-Yourself Patent Licensing Library

While it’s usually preferable to have an attorney draft your licensing agreement, it’s not always necessary. Legal-minded inventors can certainly draft their own patent license agreements with appropriate study and preparation. This article is about books and articles you should...

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License an Invention to a Retailer

Once you have created your invention, the next thought is obviously “How can I capitalize on it?” One time-tested way of doing this is licensing your invention to a retailer who will bring it to paying customers. Retailers can be...

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