National Hardware Show 2023
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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 […]
Got an Idea Whats next? Call The Inventor Lady
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 to other inventors and allows the opportunity for you to hear their stories and the mistakes they have made on their journey. Often times, inventors new to the process can […]
Just Say No to More Saturday classes and 500 page books!
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.
The Professional Tradeshow-The Best use of Marketing money
The Professional Tradeshow 3x’s The only way to get attention for your product is through marketing of some kind. And no doubt about it, marketing is always more expensive than planned. Experience has taught me that attending a professional trade show offers the best bang for your buck. That being said though, you should plan […]
Time to Sell It: Getting Your Product to the Marketplace
Getting a Product to the Marketplace Have you taken your product to the marketplace? Most really good inventors have an “aha” moment solving a common household or workplace problem. After going through the steps and spending a good chunk of cash, the inventor finally has something to sell. Unfortunately, marketing and selling are absolutely the […]