Category Archives for "Intellectual Property"

Apr 12

Newsflash: Twigs Are Not Inventions

By Luke Hastings | Intellectual Property

It all started like any other day… An inventor called to schedule a new product concept assessment, or what AON Invent calls a Step 2, but that’s when things got weird. “What was his invention?” you ask. Good question! I’ll start by saying you probably have one laying in your yard… Inventors News Flash, not all […]

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Jul 11

The 5% Invention Improvement Myth

By Melinda Martin | Intellectual Property

This discussion includes frank conversation about why companies rarely return calls to inventors and the debunking of the 5 percent invention improvement myth… Your  Larry and Andrew also discuss the difference between ideas and inventions and the importance for developing a project-specific strategy for dealing with prior art, before investing money on prototypes and patents.  The […]

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Apr 19

Idea vs Invention

By Melinda Martin | Intellectual Property

Idea vs Invention: A while back, we met with a creative, energetic young man who was passionate about an idea that he had for a safety device that could prevent children from drowning. During our consultation, I could tell that he had given a lot of thought to what his invention did in terms of […]

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