Inventors often ask if they can tell others about the invention before filing a patent application. They want to get feedback from others (i.e., friends, investors, licensees, customers) to see if their is good enough to warrant the high cost to hire a patent attorney. After all, if no one willing buy the product, then why waste money on legal fees. I would feel the same way … [Read more...]
Marketing your invention
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In my 10 years of experience, there are generally two different types of inventors. There are inventors that file a patent application then wait for the patent to finally issue. Then, there are those that immediately hit the pavement and start to market their product/services as soon as possible. If you are the second type of inventor, the best time to start marketing your … [Read more...]