In 1899 Charles H. Duell, the then Commissioner to the U.S. Office of Patents said, “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” One only has to look around to know how wrong that man was. Do you have any successful innovations and stories that you can share with our readers to help encourage them to follow their dreams of becoming an inventor?
In case you are too busy to drop everything and pour all of your time into an idea that you might want to invent it is important to know what steps to take. This way you can save time, continue to work your regular job and figure out how to turn that crazy idea into a million dollar invention. Check out our blog and then let us know, if you have any advice to offer a new inventor on any steps you feel should be taken that weren’t cover?
Are you constantly inventing great ideas just to see that they have already been created? Have you ever thought about what you can do to make that product even better or thought that your version was superior to the one already on the market? Innovating an existing idea can sometimes be just as good as originally creating it. What are some products you can think of that have been made better through innovation?
Have you ever had a great idea come to mind but then thought it might not be that good once looking into developing it online?
Licensing your “patent rights” to a manufacturer will allow you to collect royalty fees as an inventor. Many people struggle with when they should patent their ideas and license their inventions simply because they don’t fully understand how it works.