“The Sooner You Apply For a Patent, The Better,” Says Expert

“The Sooner You Apply For a Patent, The Better,” Says Expert

Wise words were recently uttered by a savvy senior product strategist, Tom Gray, in a recent article written for Alister & Paine Magazine… “Before beginning any prototyping, market research, or planning what to spend your millions on after you hit it big, start by scouring the internet for similar products ..Continue Reading

Why Inventors Should (Sometimes) Fear Their Inventions

Why Inventors Should (Sometimes) Fear Their Inventions

Some of the most brilliant ideas in history can come back to bite their inventors, often fatally.  While a macabre subject, it does offer fascinating reading and cautionary tales for those inventors experimenting with more radical ideas. For instance, in the summer of 1973, Henry Smolinski attempted to pilot a ..Continue Reading

The Difference Between Earning “Lots” Vs. “Millions” of Dollars From Your Idea

The Difference Between Earning “Lots” Vs. “Millions” of Dollars From Your Idea

There will probably come a point in your life as inventor when your idea or patent gets picked up by a major retailer or industry player and they offer you a tantalizing choice: a small royalty on sales in perpetuity or a single, one time “complete buyout” payment to take ..Continue Reading

Are Google Patents Skin Deep?

Are Google Patents Skin Deep?

Innovation in the medical device arena continues with news that Google is exploring skin implants that assist in diagnostic tests.   In essence, patients may not need to visit their doctor since your sweat and blood sample data will be delivered seamlessly over the internet through an antenna attached to a ..Continue Reading