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Fisher-Price is seeking innovative ideas for mechanical dolls and plastic or plush characters!

In today’s day and age, regular old dolls are a part of the past. Technology has come a long way for toys and innovation is the new key. Dolls and plastic or plush characters today stand up, walk, dance, flip, … Continue reading

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Only two weeks left for Walmart’s “Get on the Shelf” contest!

Walmart, contest and free entry. Enough said. But, what do you win?…The Grand Prize winner will be provided with the opportunity to sell the product on Walmart.com and in Walmart physical stores and be introduced to Sponsor’s Walmart Stores’ merchandising … Continue reading

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SkyMall has launched its second product search with Edison Nation for $1,000,000!

The first product search was so overwhelming with responses, why not conduct a second? SkyMall is doing just that. Exposed to 1.6 million travelers each day, SkyMall is filled with the latest consumer products spanning nearly every category. If your … Continue reading

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Even the best inventions don’t get to the market OVERNIGHT.

In any industry around the world it takes time to get a new invention to the market. Some inventors license their inventions to other companies and some bring the product to market themselves, but in both cases, it takes time. … Continue reading

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Features of the Provisional Patent Application

The Provisional Patent Application program through the United States Patent Trademark Office offers many advantages for inventors.  Some of these features included below are from their website. FEATURES Provides simplified filing with a lower initial investment with 12 months to … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Invention Idea For Free

A common question I get from inventors on a daily basis is, how do I protect my idea before I have a chance to file the patent? Should I mail the idea to myself in a sealed stamped envelope?  The … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is A Patent?

It seems like every inventor I speak with has a different definition of what a patent is and what exactly it does.  I thought it would be best to go to the United States Patent and Trademark Office themselves for … Continue reading

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