Hannah Slater (1774 – 1812) was an early American pioneer and inventor. Some sources state that she was the first American woman to receive a patent; however, others state that Mary Kies, in 1809, was the first. Her father was a successful businessman and business partner of Moses Brown. She later married to Samuel Slater, an industrialist.
Hi, I am a new inventor and want to know how much money I would get if I licensed my innovation. It is about the new technology that would be economical to heat the houses in winter. Can you please help me to find an interested licensee for this innovation as well.
Hi, everyone. How can I save my innovation idea from stealing? Sorry if this question is a naive one. I am a new innovator and I am going to contact some financer about my innovation. Kindly tell me ways to protect my idea.
It’s strange to know that he also claimed to be the inventor of the light bulb. Up till now, I have heard four names that lay claims to invent the light bulb i.e. Humphry Davy, Thomas Edison, Joseph Swan and now this.
Can I license or sell my innovation without patent or provincial patent application? I am making a cool tool that I knew is the right time to sell and market. If I wait for the patent, the invention might lose its utility and to be honest, I don’t have enough money to spend on the patent right now.
Can I license or sell my innovation without patent or provincial patent application? I am making a cool tool that I knew is the right time to sell and market. If I wait for a patent, the invention might lose its utility and to be honest, I don’t have enough money to spend on the patent right now.
Hi everyone, I just want to ask can we patent the packaging of a certain type. I have a great idea about packaging but don’t have any idea about such detail. I would be glad if anyone of you guides me through it. Thanks
Hi, I don’t know where to paste this topic so I am going to the first one. I was just reading an article yesterday upon Knowledge economy, the benefits it brings to society as a whole. Now I am thinking isn’t it against the very nature of intellectual property rights like patents, copyrights etc. what do you think? Isn’t patent harming or stopp…[Read more]
I have an idea that I want to license and I’ve learned the best way to communicate it is through a sell sheet. The problem is, I know the theory but I don’t know how to put it into practice. I can sketch it on a paper but that’s pretty much it. I’m not sure how to actually create it on a computer, what tools to use, which of them are…[Read more]
Thank you for your advice, Maia. I think I’ll have to consult a lawyer after all. The thing is I really don’t like the part where the company says they may have prior art. What if they say they do but they don’t actually have any prior art? How can I be sure of that?