Thanks to all of you for coming to my invention development seminar/book signing today. I know we ran out of time with many questions left unanswered. Please feel free to ask them here and I’ll do my best to get them answered. You can read more about licensing your invention in The Ultimate Inventor’s Handbook, Chapter #3, Licensing vs. Manufacturing Your Invention.
For review, the three imperatives we discussed are:
1) Do not count on mailing documents to yourself in a sealed envelope as any kind of intellectual property protection. You saw how well that worked.
2) Do not publicly disclose your invention before your patent is granted (and your patent agent/attorney gives you the go-ahead).
3) Start keeping an Inventor’s Journal! I cannot stress enough how important this is. For a more detailed explanation of the importance of an inventor’s journal watch my youtube video titled The Importance of Keeping an Inventor’s Journal.
That’s all for now. My next seminar will be at the Redmond Town Center on November 6th. Bring your questions and your friends!