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The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make
Product development is a business. You can't afford rookie errors.
Winning at Inventing Is a Numbers Game
Inventors too often focus on patents and expensive prototypes when what they really need is proof of demand.
Have a Lot of Clever Ideas? License Them to the Novelty Gift Industry.
When I walked into Hallmark and saw "Sweet Darts," darts inscribed with the words 'I'm Stuck On You," I smiled. Seeing my name on the back never got old.
Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?
Do you really need a patent? It all depends on who you ask.
Ford Files a Patent to Turn Self-Driving Cars Into Movie Theaters
If the patent is ever implemented, folks would be able to watch their favorite films on the go.
How One Toy Company Gets Open Innovation Right
If you want to license your ideas, focus on finding those companies that are going to truly embrace you -- companies like Fat Brain.
How One Woman's Mission to Preserve Her Mother's Mobility Lead to a Great Invention
Read how novice inventor Lesli Jenkins Wang got the conservative medical industry to accept her Free2GoRollator late last year.
The Inventors of This Travel Jacket Set Out to Raise $20,000 With Crowdfunding and Ended Up Raising More Than $10 Million. Here's What Happened Next.
This is what it looks like to get 80,000 jackets sourced and manufactured in six months. Hint: It's one long, intense hustle.
How Long Should You Push Before Giving Up?
A successful entrepreneur reflects on how naivety kept him going forward although things were really rough.
Wacky Business Ideas
How This Man Turned His Passion Into His Profession
A resourceful inventor brings his creative concepts to life.
Protecting an Idea Is Easy. Selling an Idea Is Hard.
I received great advice from my patent attorney after freaking out about one of my big ideas.
Developing a 'Cool' Product Is Only Half of a Successful Business
What sets apart products that succeed from those that don't? Creating cool products that people will want is not enough, not by a long shot.
The 4 Big Changes to Open Innovation During the Last 4 Years
It's easier than ever before to get your ideas licensed by bigger companies.
Partners Await Inventors Who Need Help Building Prototypes
Universities and the federal government have programs that provide more help than many inventors could otherwise dream of affording.
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