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Many people have great ideas, but finding the right information about taking the next steps and turning your ideas into reality isn't always easy. Written by a team of leading inventors and legal experts, this book guides you through every aspect of developing your inventive ideas. From protecting your invention and product development to finding investment and selling your product into the marketplace, Inventing For Dummies is the easiest way to get your great ideas off the ground and start your business.show more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 24mm | 798.32g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK Edition
  • 0470519967
  • 9780470519967
  • 513,787

About Professor Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is a Patent Attorney, Intellectual Property Consultant, and an adviser to new inventors. Philip Robinson is the inventor of the ZorinPump. Pamela Riddle Bird is the founder of Innovative Product Technologies, Inc.show more

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covers every aspect of the invention process, from developing your idea to building a prototype and starting your own business. The Business July 2008 aimed at helping inventors to take their gleam-in-the-eye idea towards commercialisation valuable sections are intellectual property basics and protecting your idea. Professional Engineering Wednesday 21 May 2008 aimed at helping inventors to take their gleam-in-the-eye idea towards commercialisation valuable sections are intellectual property basics and protecting your idea. Professional Engineering Wednesday 21 May 2008show more

Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Assessing Your Idea. Chapter 1: The Innovation Process. Chapter 2: Keeping It Confidential. Chapter 3: Intellectual Property Basics. Chapter 4: Searching for Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks. Part II: Protecting Your Idea. Chapter 5: Applying for Your Patent. Chapter 6: Maintaining and Defending Your Patent. Chapter 7: Applying to Register Your Design. Chapter 8: Applying to Register Your Trade Mark. Chapter 9: Using Your Copyright to Stop the Pirates. Part III: Developing Your Idea. Chapter 10: Showing That Your Invention Works. Chapter 11: Hiring Helpers and Using Service Contracts. Chapter 12: Evaluating Your Invention s Potential. Chapter 13: Going into Production. Part IV: Preparing to Enter the Market. Chapter 14: Developing a Business Plan. Chapter 15: Finding Funding. Chapter 16: Keeping Control with Your Own Business. Chapter 17: Partnering and Manufacturing Arrangements. Chapter 18: Preparing for Launch. Part V: Developing Your Market. Chapter 19: Marketing Your Product. Chapter 20: Advertising Your Product. Chapter 21: Licensing Your Product. Chapter 22: Negotiating a Licence. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Key Contacts. Chapter 24: Ten Inventions (and Inventors) That Changed the World. Chapter 25: Ten Inventors to Emulate. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Sample Agreements. Appendix B: Sources of Help. Index.show more

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"...covers every aspect of the invention process, from developing your idea...to building a prototype and starting your own business." The Business July 2008 "...aimed at helping inventors to take their gleam-in-the-eye idea towards commercialisation...valuable sections are intellectual property basics and protecting your idea." Professional Engineering Wednesday 21 May 2008 "...aimed at helping inventors to take their gleam-in-the-eye idea towards commercialisation...valuable sections are intellectual property basics and protecting your idea." Professional Engineering Wednesday 21 May 2008show more

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