Posts Tagged: prototype


Keep Your Money In Your Wallet Until Proof of Concept

most successful inventors and product development companies that I know, start off with a Proof of Concept Analysis BEFORE they start spending money. So if they do …
By Leo Mazur
3 years ago 1

Financially Responsible Inventing: Prototype Basics

Getting professional patent illustrations or engineering drawings is certainly helpful, but there is simply no substitute for having a working prototype. Unfortunately, prototypes cost real money. Even …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 4

The Business Responsible Approach to Inventing

There really is no one-size-fits-all approach to inventing that can be claimed to be a road-map to success that will work in all cases. Notwithstanding, there are …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 1

Turning Your Idea into an Invention

One thing that many individuals and professional inventors employed by corporations (i.e., "kept inventors") have in common is that they frequently do not perceive what they …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 3

Patent Illustrations and Invention Drawings, What do you Need?

Over the years I have worked with many inventors as they seek to move forward with their inventions. As a patent attorney it is no great surprise …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 6

Beat the Odds: How to Get Your Invention Licensed

Many inventors believe the way to get a company interested in their inventions is to write a letter – and then hope they receive an invitation to begin …
By Jack Lander
5 years ago 1

A Limited Run: Testing the Market Without Going Broke

Licensing your invention is a lot easier if you can show that it’s selling. That means you have to produce a small quantity of your product. …
By Jack Lander
5 years ago 2

Defining the Full Glory of Your Invention in a Patent Application

Unless you are claiming a perpetual motion machine, which based on our current understanding of science is understood to be impossible, you do not need to have …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Invention to Patent: The Pitfalls, Perils and Process

There are a number of things that you need to know about the invention and patent process that can help you focus your efforts and know what …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

Invention Prototypes, Prototyping & Prototype Basics

Like anything in life worth doing, the path of an independent inventor from initial stage idea to making money can be challenging. If it were easy then …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3

Keep Your Money In Your Wallet Until Proof of Concept

After you savor that wonderful “Moment of Discovery” and you have finished daydreaming about striking it rich, you really do need to move forward to take a …
By Leo Mazur
6 years ago 30

Bringing Inventions to Life: The Magic of 3D Modeling

Another benefit provided by these drawings is that the image of the modeled parts or assembly is photo realistic and so it can be used in sales …
By James Richardson
6 years ago 4

Exploratory Prototyping Advice from an Inventor

You have an idea, now what? Unless your idea is ridiculously simple, you will probably need to develop it. Almost no ideas come fully formed. They must …
By Andre Nel
6 years ago 1