What Money Do You Spend First
What Money Do You Spend First I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about what the first steps should be for an inventor and what money needs to be spent on initially. Inventing is not easy, and it is not free. Coming up with your idea may be free, but I can’t sell an […]
National Hardware Show 2023
National Hardware Show for 2023 [button link=”https://www.inventorlady.com/nhs2023/” type=”big” color=”orange” newwindow=”yes”] MORE INFO[/button] The National Hardware Show for 2023 is coming up really fast. It will be held 01/31/23-02/02/23 in Las Vegas. The really exciting thing about the 2023 show is that it won’t just be the National Hardware Show 2023, it will also […]
Why Is Joining a Group so Important
Why Is Joining a Group so Important I’ve been adding on a caveat to all my videos lately about the virtual meetings that are available for everyone to attend. You may be wondering why I take the time to mention this every video- Because there’s immense value in attending meetings that allow you to converse […]
What kind of documentation do Inventors Need
What kind of documentation do Inventors Need There are a couple documents that any inventor working on getting an idea to market need as they will be working with service providers. Protecting your intellectual property is critical to success. The first one is a non-discloser/non-compete (NDA/NC). I do a video specific to this topic […]
Be Careful of the Attorney You Pick
So how do you pick a patent attorney? Over the past 20 years, I’ve dealt with a significant number of attorneys. I’m even married to one. He’s taught me a great deal about working with them and how to filter out the good ones. First of all, you need a registered patent attorney. Attorneys […]
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So You’ve Got an Idea, What’s Next? One of the reasons I recommend joining some type of inventor’s group is because it introduces you
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In 2013 the US went from “first to invent” to “first to file”. This change made time a big deal when waiting to file your patent. While I don’t believe you should enter the inventing world light heartedly or without doing some work to learn about the process, remember that time is the enemy now and this is why.
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