An invention can be patented, but an idea cannot. To learn all the rules and regulations, visit www.uspto.gov, which is the site for the US Patent and Trademark office. It can be challenging to protect an idea. I suggest you meet with an attorney to see if a non-disclosure agreement would be of benefit to you.
Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here’s what he learned about starting up.
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