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Finally, I’m Proud To Be Different

Finally, I’m Proud To Be Different
I am different. And for the first time, I can say that I am actually proud to be different. It wasn't always this way. It amazes me that I had to go back to a second grade classroom to fully accept myself. My life has truly come full circle. Let me explain. Recently, a 8 year-old second grader posted a video of his invention on Facebook and by chan...
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Guest — Matt
Stephen- I've always known that I too was different and didn't fit in with normal convention. Your post resonates with me to the c... Read More
Monday, 04 February 2019 09:01
Guest — Tim Brennan
Hey Stephen, Thanks for sharing this very interesting experience. It is the failure of the education system that the school di... Read More
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 22:55
Stephen Key
Hello Tim, thank you for reading. And also thank you for the kind words. Have a safe trip. I’m sure you will gathered a few great ... Read More
Thursday, 07 February 2019 16:46
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Inventing is a Long-Term Play

Inventing is a Long-Term Play
I believe that people who create and invent new things do it because we have to - it's a natural desire that cannot be ignored. It's an energy, a way of looking at the world around us, and we simply have to let that energy out. I also think that most creative people are not in it for the money. We want to make the world a better place. We want to p...
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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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