The Inventor's Bible, Fourth Edition

The Inventor's Bible, Fourth Edition

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The definitive guide for inventors, newly updated with the latest patenting laws, information on crowdfunding, and online resources. The path to success is clearer than it's ever been! Thanks to experienced inventor Ronald Docie, the process of commercializing your invention and receiving royalties is no longer complicated. The Inventor's Bible is an in-depth how-to manual for both beginners and skilled entrepreneurs alike that helps you develop a realistic, workable plan, research your market, target potential business partners, and strike a good deal for your inventions. It tackles vital concerns, such as: What is my invention worth? What steps should I take first? Is free government help available? Who can I trust, and how can I keep from getting ripped off? Revised to reflect recent changes and innovations, this fourth edition includes: - Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing
- Open Innovation
- Free Patenting Help
- New U.S. Patent Laws
- America Invents Act
- Online Help for Inventors Features the PATENT AND NEW PRODUCT MARKETING WORKBOOK that takes you step-by-step through:
- Patenting
- Selecting Manufacturers
- Finding the Best Markets
- Developing a Strategy
- Presenting Your Invention to Companies
- Negotiating the Best Deal With The Inventor's Bible, your dream can become the world's next great invention.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 177.8 x 250.95 x 23.88mm | 662.24g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised ed.
  • 1607749270
  • 9781607749271
  • 767,396

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"This definitive guide presents virtually everything you must know to promote and sell inventions without losing your shirt."
--Joyce Lain Kennedy, syndicated "Careers Now" columnist, Tribune Media Services "Inventors should add The Inventor's Bible to their bookshelves immediately, but be certain to keep it within easy reach."
--Don Kelly, former director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office "Ron has outdone himself! Chock-full of information, tips, words of wisdom, and resources, The Inventor's Bible will teach, prod, and motivate readers."
--Stephen Paul Gnass, president, National Congress of Inventor Organizations "This book could have saved me much time and heartbreak had I read it when I was beginning my invention career. It is a godsend!"
--Stanley I. Mason, Jr., inventor of granola bars and disposable diapers, and holder of fifty-five patents "I unconditionally recommend The Inventor's Bible to all inventors and businesses."
--Michael S. Neustel, patent attorney and director, National Inventor Fraud Center "The Inventor's Bible is an excellent collection of practical information useful to all inventors."
--Don Banner, former U.S. Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks "Inventors who read The Inventor's Bible and follow its step-by-step instructions can now more easily reap the rewards of their own ingenuity."
--Hugh Downs, network news anchor
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About Sir Ronald Louis Docie

RONALD LOUIS DOCIE SR.'s professional career in the world of inventions spans nearly four decades. His own inventions are found in Wal-Mart and hundreds of other outlets internationally. Docie has negotiated dozens of patent licenses and successful business transactions with companies such as General Motors and Johnson & Johnson. He has testified in U.S. Congress on patent reform, and teaches continuing legal education classes to patent attorneys for Thompson Reuters. Docie lives in Athens, Ohio, and offers expert consultation and deal-making services for inventors and corporations.
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