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You Don't Have To Start a Company Commercialize Your Idea!

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In business schools and universities around the world, students are taught that to bring your invention or product idea to market you must start a company. I'm here to tell you they're wrong. Of course, if you want to start a company that's fine. But the simple truth is that most people don’t have the time, money, experience, or even the desire to ...
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Should you show your Provisional Patent Application (PPA) to a potential licensee?

Should you show your Provisional Patent Application (PPA) to a potential licensee?
At inventRight we get asked this question all the time.  As I travel around the country and speak to inventors, it's a familiar dilemma.  You've submitted your product to a company and they have asked to see a your PPA.  Should you show it to them?The simple answer is yes if they ask. But the real question (and advice I'd like to off...
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Guest — Niroshan
Hello, My name is Niroshan and I'm from India. I wanted to ask you a question regarding PPA. Here in India I was told that no doc... Read More
Saturday, 06 July 2019 07:32
Paul Sorenson
Hi Niroshan, Whenever you file a PPA with the USPTO it is a good practice to print the receipt. This will give you your applicat... Read More
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:15
Guest — Kevin
Can I show my PPA to more than one investor or company that I am contacting for a license deal?
Thursday, 16 April 2020 15:29
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Reality Check for Inventors: No One Else is Going to Do it All for You

Reality Check for Inventors: No One Else is Going to Do it All for You
Today I want to talk about that magic person or company that is going to come along and do everything for you. They are going to take your idea, they are going to license it from you, and they are going to send you checks. All you have to do is come up with a great idea. Sounds like a miracle, doesn’t it? That’s because it is! It doesn’t happen tha...
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Another Great post. Keep 'em coming!!!!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 20:11
Andrew Krauss
Thanks for the kind words about Stephen's post. Keep inventing! Andrew Krauss : inventRight Co-Founder: 650-793-1477... Read More
Monday, 08 January 2018 13:24
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