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Non-Disclosure Agreement Is Bright Idea

If you have a great idea, get a lawyer or go to the Internet to get a non-disclosure agreement before you share it with anyone.

05/20/2015

Beware Fraudulent Invention-Patenting Companies

Inventors beware! The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has a link to published complaints about companies like that who take your big payment and then invent a way to disappear.

03/12/2013

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Quirky.com

Got a good idea but don’t know how to turn it into a reality? The folks at Quirky.com can help.

12/13/2011

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Quirky.com

Got a good idea but don’t know how to turn it into a reality? Quirky.com helps amateur inventors.

07/12/2011