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Catalogs and Your Inventions

Here’s a great idea on how you can submit your new invention product.

Catalogs are looking for unique, specialty products to insert into their print and online catalogs. When you contact them and they accept your product, they purchase finished goods from you and do not license it from you. You need to be ready with inventory to ship from or a date when your product will be ready to ship to their warehouse. Be prepared to send samples to the catalog buyers after you have made contact and they are interested.Read More »Catalogs and Your Inventions

Presenting to Your Invention’s Industry

If you are want to pitch an industry specific product, look for the leader brands by visiting their websites and/or call their office and find out what their process is to pitch or submit your invention. Make sure your invention idea is relevant to the company’s product line. There are agents within industries that can walk your idea to the licensees or you may want to attend upcoming industry trade shows relevant to your invention. You can go onto trade show listing websites such asRead More »Presenting to Your Invention’s Industry

Infomercial Companies

Direct Response TV (DRTV) companies that sell products on TV are looking for mass audience appeal and will pick up where you left off in your invention process. Pay attention to infomercials you see, get a sense of how they are delivering their pitch and what type of audience they are focused on. Notice that most follow the pattern of problem-solution ideas. Ask yourself if you think your invention could be demonstrated in a way that the TV commercial delivers the messageRead More »Infomercial Companies

How Much Money Will My Invention Cost

Deciding to start working on your invention can have you start wondering how much it’s going to cost.

Investing your time and resources into your invention ideas can be an unknown factor until you start the process, as each invention is unique in the materials it requires and the number of steps it takes. Most people have their vision so firmly fixed in their mind that they allow their emotions to take over their business decisions. Expectations can help you withRead More »How Much Money Will My Invention Cost

Different Types of Patents To Protect Your Invention

Want to Patent an Idea?

Coming up with an idea leads to several steps and decisions that may need to be made to protect it. You will want to talk about your invention idea to your family, friends, co-workers, potential partners or investors to share in your excitement. During this part of the invention process you may want to discuss confidential information with others and need to have peace of mind to do so. Below are ways to protect your idea and also work towards receiving an issued patent. If you decide to file any form of intellectual property, it is suggested to conduct a patent search first.Read More »Different Types of Patents To Protect Your Invention