The Inventor's Bible: How to Market and License Your Brilliant Ideas (Paperback)

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The Definitive Guide for Inventors
Features the PATENT AND NEW PRODUCT MARKETING WORKBOOK that takes you step-by-step through:
Protecting Your Idea (choosing the right steps)
Patenting (how, when, and why)
Selecting Manufacturers (that will do the best job)
Finding the Best Markets (and expanding opportunities)
Developing a Strategy and Market Plan (that fits perfectly into business plans)
Presenting Your Invention to Companies (without getting ripped off)
Negotiating the Best Deal (and how to hire the best advisors)

About the Author

Docie sold his first invention more than 20 years ago--a safety mirror for vehicles that sells over a million units per year in stories like Knart, Pep Boys, and Wal-mart. He is a past president of the Ohio Inventors Association and the founder and president of Docie Marketing, a company providing invention commercialization services to inventors and entrepreneurs.

Praise For…

“This definitive guide presents virtually everything you must know to promote and sell inventions without losing your shirt.”
—Joyce Lain Kennedy, syndicated “Careers Now” columnist, Tribune Media Services

“Inventors should add The Inventor’s Bible to their bookshelves immediately, but be certain to keep it within easy reach.”
—Don Kelly, former director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
“Ron has outdone himself! Chock-full of information, tips, words of wisdom, and resources, The Inventor’s Bible will teach, prod, and motivate readers.”
—Stephen Paul Gnass, president, National Congress of Inventor Organizations
“This book could have saved me much time and heartbreak had I read it when I was beginning my invention career. It is a godsend!”
—Stanley I. Mason, Jr., inventor of granola bars and disposable diapers, and holder of fifty-five patents
“I unconditionally recommend The Inventor’s Bible to all inventors and businesses.”
—Michael S. Neustel, patent attorney and director, National Inventor Fraud Center
“The Inventor’s Bible is an excellent collection of practical information useful to all inventors.”
—Don Banner, former U.S. Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks
“Inventors who read The Inventor’s Bible and follow its step-by-step instructions can now more easily reap the rewards of their own ingenuity.”
—Hugh Downs, network news anchor

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580081207
ISBN-10: 1580081207
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 2010
Pages: 362
Language: English
Series: Inventor's Bible: How to Market & License Your Brilliant Ideas