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Inventor's Complete Handbook : How to Develop, Patent, and Commercialize Your Ideas (Paperback) (James

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Touting his book as the best first read for an aspiring inventor, award-winning physicist/oceanographer and life-long inventor Cairns cites that the fundamentals of inventing must be acquired before they can be effectively applied. He begins with the idea: how to get one and what to do when you have it. He describes the important steps between inspiration and investing in a patent, as well as the steps to take in deciding how best to profit from it. He exhorts the would-be inventor to be confident, frugal, and work hard. Twenty-one chapters are: the journey begins; time to choose your best concept; early practical evaluation of your invention’s merits; business support & possible funding; intellectual property introduction; introduction to patents; patents in depth; more decisions; do it yourself patent search; professional patent searches; patent filing; fraudulent marketing and development firms; cashing in on your invention; a short diversion; proof-of-concept testing; product definition; qualification testing; starting your own business; a few hard-earned, random bits of advice; the end game; final thoughts. There are footnotes and figures, appendix, Quiz, Answers, and about the author. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Technology, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Art
Sub-Genre: Inventions, Intellectual Property / Patent
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Atlantic Pub Co
Author: James L. Cairns
Language: English
Street Date: September 30, 2015
TCIN: 46767620
UPC: 9781620230183
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-8293
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