Today we are going to talk about a great scientist/inventor of the past who is still relevant, Archimedes. Archimedes was born c. 287 BC in the seaport city of Syracuse, Sicily, at that time a self-governing colony in Magna Graecia, located along the coast of Southern Italy. Archimedes was an astronaut. Although few details of his life are known,…[Read more]
According to my experience, most of the companies would license the innovation that has patent or PPA. As you want to save your invention, they too want to save it from competitors’ infringement. And the best way is to get PPA for your invention and then license it.
that can be of help to you. The Inventors Association of Arizona (IAA) is a non-profit organization formed to educate, support and provide a centralized source of information for inventors at all levels. The synergy of members’ knowledge and exp…[Read more]
—-Many of the inventors want to make money immediately but it is best to know that this stuff takes time. How much time it would require basically depends upon the complexity of the product, the skills of the product developer, distribution channels, marketing, money (investment), and a lot of effort and last but not least, luck. Suppose if you…[Read more]
If you live in Oklahoma and are looking for help with your innovation, this site is your ultimate solution. This site http://www.oklahomainventors.com/ has lots of helping material free of cost. The Oklahoma Inventors Congress (OIC) is designed to bring together members of the inventive community and unite them in the common causes of mutual…[Read more]
Today I am going to share a story of a woman who fought her patent rights till the end. Her name is Margaret Eloise Knight; (Born February 14, 1838 – died on October 12, 1914) was an American inventor. There are numerous other stories of inventors who had their inventions stolen by opportunistic abusers of the patent system, but Margaret Knight (…[Read more]
Hi, Veronica. I am going to right the precise way to market your invention.
-1) First, you need to contact a registered patent lawyer and pay for a thorough (not preliminary) patent search ($750 – $1500 for most inventions).
-2) If your idea is patentable – hire the patent attorney to file a utility patent
If your Idea is not patentable – and i…[Read more]
Yes, I totally agree with your stance on this. I have heard from my friend that 40-90% of patent innovations would not make it to the market, keeping it to them, not benefiting the society from their novel ideas. Only if they have shared the ideas publicly, someone might have adopted the innovation and made it public. Most of the innovation comes…[Read more]
Hi, Adam, informally you can ask from family and friends for financing. Formally, there are two types of financing available; debt and equity or the mixture of both. It can be provided by banks and individuals in the form of venture capital fund, business incubators, business angels, capital market options and bank financing. The decision to opt…[Read more]
Hi, Lucy. It is a really crucial thing and steps must be taken cautiously. First I need to know what kind of invention you want to produce. If it is something physical you may contact industrial engineers for this purpose. Or if it is related to computer software (which I am guessing it is from how to design and create), you can use freelancer…[Read more]
First, you can contact the company or invention promoter to get the money back. Second, you can register the complaint against this invention promoter according to the American Inventors Protection Act of 1999 to USTPO. For complain you must have to give address and name of you as well as invention promoter. USPTO doesn’t take any legal action a…[Read more]
Margaret Eloise Knight (1838-1914) was the most famous woman inventor of the 19th century. She’s build many inventions during her lifetime, but what she is most well-known for is a machine she built when she was 30, which folded and glued paper to create a flat-bottomed paper bag. The product was popular — so popular, in fact, that a man stole t…[Read more]
Since you mentioned sketching, I think another way you could do it is to make a nice sketch on a sheet of paper and scan it. Then, you can use Photoshop or Paint or any software to manipulate it, add or change colors, text, images.