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I have invented a safety edge for swimming pools that can save kids and little dogs from drowning.

My prototype works fine, but I need backing to produce it. Any advice?
Brad Sugars answered October 14, 2008
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/221680
You may want to join an inventors club or sit down with a patent attorney to see what you need to do to protect yourself legally, and then contact the top 10 pool designers in your area or in the country to see if there is interest from a manufacturer's standpoint.

You may also want to test the idea with current pool owners to see if there is an interest from a direct and/or a retrofit standpoint. Regardless, make sure you are protected from a legal perspective before you start shopping your product around.

All the best.
Brad Sugars

Brad Sugars is the founder and chairman of ActionCOACH. As an entrepreneur, author and business coach, he has owned and operated more than two dozen companies including his main company, ActionCOACH, which has more than 1,000 offices in 34 countries.