Profit From Your Idea

How to Make Smart Licensing Deals

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324525

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 4004

Profit From Your Idea offers a step-by-step guide so inventors can minimize the risks of disclosure, hang on to their inventions, and earn money through effective licensing agreements.

License Your Invention

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 1413300561

Category: Law

Page: 352

View: 6969

Packed with practical, effective licensing strategies, License Your Invention tells inventors everything they need to know to enter into a good written agreement with the manufacturer, marketer or distributor who will handle the details of merchandising an invention. The book shows step by step how to draft a license that will be fair to all parties and addresses: - ownership rights - applicable patent, copyright and trademark laws - license scope - dispute resolution - finances.

Patent It Yourself

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office

Author: David Pressman,Thomas Tuytschaevers

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322581

Category: Law

Page: 656

View: 8353

For 30 years, Patent It Yourself has guided hundreds of thousands of inventors through the process of getting a patent, from start to finish. Patent attorneys David Pressman and Thomas J. Tuytschaevers provide the latest information, forms, and clear instructions to help you: conduct a patent search the right way evaluate your idea’s commercial potential file a provisional patent application to get “patent pending” status prepare a patent application focus on your patent application’s claims respond to patent examiners get your drawings done right protect your rights in foreign countries deal with infringers, and market and license your invention. Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. The 18th edition covers the latest implications of the first-to-file rules created by the America Invents Act.

Contracts

The Essential Business Desk Reference

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323006

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 2828

"An A to Z, plain-English encyclopedia of contract terminology that dissects important contract concepts for business owners, law students, managers, and consumers. It also includes sample agreements with explanations on how to complete them"--

Profit from Intellectual Property

The Complete Legal Guide to Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Permissions, and Licensing Agreements

Author: Ron Idra,James L. Rogers

Publisher: SphinxLegal

ISBN: 1572483326

Category: Law

Page: 270

View: 2386

This book serves as an introduction and guide to reviewing, writing, and negotiating most of the licenses and agreements necessary to turn intellectual property into profit.

How to License Your Million Dollar Idea

Everything You Need to Know to Make Money from Your New Product Idea

Author: Harvey Reese

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471580508

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 4566

Reap the profits of your own imagination… How to License Your Million Dollar Idea Everything You Need to Know to Make Money from Your New Product Idea You’ve seen them on TV, in business magazines, and as the subjects of case studies in major business schools: ordinary people who have parlayed their simple, clever ideas for new products or services into millions of dollars. What’s the difference between these success stories and the people who say, "Hey, I had that idea years ago"? The former had the motivation and information necessary to license their idea and turn it into profit. In How to License Your Million Dollar Idea, Harvey Reese, a successful new product developer reveals his system for creating commercially profitable ideas and his secrets for turning them into lucrative licensing agreements. Not only will you find nuts-and-bolts information on the licensing process, you’ll also learn how to formulate an idea and—more importantly—motivate yourself to get out there and make it work for you. How to License Your Million Dollar Idea: Shows you how to turn a product or service idea into profit without risking your own financial resources Takes you through the entire licensing process step-by-step, from formulating the idea, researching the competition, and obtaining patents, to finding prospects, negotiating the deal, and beyond Offers examples of successful licensing ventures including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, Pound Puppies®, and Monopoly® Includes sample patent forms, licensing agreements, disclosure statements, and more

Sell Your Ideas with Or Without a Patent

Author: Stephen M. Key,Janice Kimball Key

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781507885734

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

View: 8730

Think you need a patent? Think again. Many of the products Stephen Key has licensed required no intellectual property protection whatsoever, yet have made millions in royalties. But Key also knows what it takes to protect a big idea. Years ago, after reading about how medication bottles rarely contain enough space for the information that needs to be printed on them, he was inspired to develop an innovative label technology. The Spinformation rotating label has been licensed on products the world over, is protected by 20 U.S. and international patents, and has received more than 13 industry awards. To put it simply: Key knows how to use intellectual property to profit. This book will teach you how to:• Get a licensing contract with or without intellectual property• Write a provisional patent application that stops others from stealing your idea• Find and hire a killer patent attorney (they are not all created equal!)• Save thousands of dollars on legal expenses• File patents that have true value• Negotiate a win-win agreementIt also details Stephen's experience defending his patents in Federal Court—a David versus Goliath saga he has never before written about at length—as well as provides tips about how to avoid a licensing contract from going bad.

One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work

Author: Stephen Key

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071761284

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 5661

Turn your great idea into millions—without lifting a finger! Yes, a good idea is enough to build a fortune! Too many people think production, marketing, and distribution are essential to the entrepreneurial process. As One Simple Idea shows, you can hand these tasks off to others—and make big money in doing so. Stephen Key, a highly successful entrepreneur whose creations have generated billions of revenue, offers the simple, effortless secret to success: license your simple idea and let others do the work. Breaking down the process of generating and licensing a product idea to a large company, he explains why you don’t need to reinvent the wheel: Simple improvements to existing products can be very successful endeavors—and the most lucrative. The old method of bringing products to market through prototyping and patents doesn’t work anymore. It’s cheaper and more profitable to do it Key’s way. One Simple Idea gives you everything you need to tap into the marketing and sales power of partners and licensors for maximum profit.

How to License Your Million Dollar Idea

Everything You Need To Know To Turn a Simple Idea Into a Million Dollar Payday

Author: Harvey Reese

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471204015

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 233

View: 3388

Discusses how to turn ordinary ideas into money making ideas, with information on new patent laws, formulating ideas, and finding prospects.

Basics of Licensing

How to Use Entertainment, Brand & Sports Licenses to Generate Profit, Licensee Edition

Author: Gregory J. Battersby,Danny Simon

Publisher: Kent Communications Limited

ISBN: 9780983096313

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 217

View: 6822

The second volume of the Basics of Licensing series, this book expands on the various licensing topics examined in the first, but from the contrasting perspective of the licensor or property owner. It provides a comprehensive overview of the unique considerations and steps a licensee should take in securing a license, developing a licensed product, and achieving distribution. The focal points addressed include selecting the right license for a product, best practices in product development, ethics and social compliance of licensing management, and more. In addition to the core commentary, this edition also features new administrative templates and licensing form agreements derived from actual transactions, tailored specifically for the licensee.

The Complete Licensing Kit

Author: Ron Idra,James L. Rogers

Publisher: Sphinx Publishing

ISBN: 9781572485907

Category: Law

Page: 286

View: 614

This book serves as an introduction and guide to reviewing, writing, and negotiating most of the licenses and agreements necessary to turn intellectual property into profit.

How to License Your Million Dollar Idea

Cash In On Your Inventions, New Product Ideas, Software, Web Business Ideas, And More

Author: Harvey Reese

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118022424

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 7322

Whether you've invented a great new product, or you have an idea for an app, an online business, or a reality show, How to License Your Million Dollar Idea delivers the information you need to snag a great licensing deal. Now in its third edition, this book has become the go-to source for budding inventors and entrepreneurs who have great ideas and want to cash in on them without putting themselves in financial risk. Licensing is the way to make that happen and this book explains exactly how it's done.

Inventing For Dummies

Author: Pamela Riddle Bird

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118053354

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 7831

Full coverage of the ins and outs of inventing for profit Protect your idea, develop a product - and start your business! Did you have a great idea? Did you do anything about it? Did someone else? Inventing For Dummies is the smart and easy way to turn your big idea into big money. This non-intimidating guide covers every aspect of the invention process - from developing your idea, to patenting it, to building a prototype, to starting your own business. The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: * Conduct a patent search * Maintain your intellectual property rights * Build a prototype product * Determine production costs * Develop a unique brand * License your product to another company

Patent to Market Success

The Step-by-Step Guide to Cashing in on Your Patent

Author: Matthew Yubas

Publisher: Broadword Pub

ISBN: 9780972552189

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

View: 3800

Based on his 24 years of developing and marketing products, Yubas uncovers 35 different methods to bring an invention to market. He provides a step-by-step process and real-world advice for self-marketing, selling to a company, licensing for royalties, and more.

Living Well, Spending Less

12 Secrets of the Good Life

Author: Ruth Soukup

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310337739

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 6046

In Search of the Good Life Have you ever felt that your life--and budget--is spiraling out of control? Do you sometimes wish you could pull yourself together but wonder exactly how to manage all the scattered pieces of a chaotic life? Is it possible to find balance??? In a word, yes.?? Ruth Soukup knows firsthand how stressful an unorganized life and budget can be. Through personal stories, biblical truth, and practical action plans, she will inspire you to make real and lasting changes to your personal goals, home, and finances. With honesty and the wisdom of someone who has been there, Ruth will help you: * Discover your "sweet spot"--that place where your talents and abilities intersect. * Take back your time and schedule by making simple shifts in your daily habits. * Reduce stress in your home and family by clearing out the clutter. * Stop busting your budget and learn to cut your grocery bill in half. Who Needs This Book? Living Well, Spending Less was written to bring hope and encouragement to every woman who currently feels overwhelmed or stressed with a life--and budget--that feels out of control. It speaks to the mom trying to juggle all the demands of a busy life with the pressure to keep up with those around her. It is a practical guide for those of us who often long to pull ourselves together but don't always know how. It is real, honest, packed with practical tips, and speaks to the heart of the matter--how can we live the life we've always wanted? Want to know if this book is for you? * Do you ever find yourself comparing your life to those around you? * Have you ever wished for the courage to follow your dreams? * Do you ever struggle to stay organized or get things done? * Have you ever felt loaded down with stuff you don't really need....or even really want? * Do you ever struggle to keep your finances on track? * Do you sometimes long for deeper, more authentic relationships in your life? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, this book provides real and practical solutions from someone who has been there. Ruth doesn't just offer advice, she walks it with you, and shares with brutal honesty her own mistakes, failures, and shortcomings. It is encouraging, motivating, and life-changing. What Others Are Saying: "An incredible book that will teach you how to spend smart without compromising a great life. Ruth's stories and practical advice will make you want to be a better mother, wife, sister, and friend." --RACHEL CRUZE, coauthor with Dave Ramsey of Smart Money Smart Kids "Ruth knows firsthand how mamas like us live crazy busy lives, and she steps in as a friend to help us manage and love every minute of it. She offers her best tips for gaining control over the chaos with wisdom-based insights on all things thrifty and family. I'll be reading it again and again!" --RENEE SWOPE, bestselling author of A Confident Heart

Rich20something

Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want

Author: Daniel Dipiazza

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143129384

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 9173

"As the founder of Rich20something.com, Daniel DiPiazza has helped thousands break out of their daily grinds, build businesses they care about, and achieve more sucsess than they ever imagined" --Back cover.

Patent, Copyright & Trademark

An Intellectual Property Desk Reference

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 1370

Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. This is the best book for entrepreneurs and business people to keep on their shelf for when they need understandable legal explanations as well as basic legal overviews and application filing instructions.

The Everything Inventions And Patents Book

Turn Your Crazy Ideas into Money-making Machines!

Author: Barbara Russell Pitts,Mary Russell Sarao

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440523614

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 9868

The Everything Inventions and Patents Book is your step-by-step guide to turning your bright idea into a lucrative enterprise. Authored by two successful inventors and businesswomen, this guide shows you how to make your brainchild profitable! With information on everything from protecting your idea, to learning whom you can trust, The Everything Inventions and Patents Book sets you on the right path toward turning your wildest dreams into tangible, patented reality! Includes vital tips on: Patent law Sales and marketing Developing your idea into a workable plan Filling out a patent application Getting your invention off the ground floor The Everything Inventions and Patents Book is the only resource you need for creating and protecting your idea, your investment, and your future.

Side Hustle

From Idea to Income in 27 Days

Author: Chris Guillebeau

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 152475885X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 4612

The author of the New York Times Bestseller THE $100 STARTUP, shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. To some, the idea of quitting their day job to start a business is exhilarating. For others, it’s terrifying. After all, a job that produces a steady paycheck can be difficult to give up. But in a time when businesses have so little loyalty to employees that the very notion of “job security” has become a punchline, wouldn’t it be great to have an additional source of income to fall back on? And wouldn’t it be great to make that happen without leaving your day job? Enter the Side Hustle. Based on detailed information from hundreds of case studies, Chris Guillebeau provides a step-by-step guide that anyone can use to create and launch a profitable project in less than a month. Designed for the busy and impatient, this plan will have you generating income immediately, without the risk of throwing yourself head first into the world of entrepreneurship. Whether you just want to make some extra money, or start something that may end up replacing your day job entirely, the side hustle is the new job security. When you generate income from multiple sources, it gives you options, and in today’s world, options aren't just nice to have: they're essential. You don’t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. You don’t need a business degree, know how to code, or be an expert marketer. And you certainly don’t need employees or investors. With this book as your guide, anyone can learn to build a fast track to freedom.

Franchising and Licensing

Two Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business in Any Economy

Author: Andrew Sherman

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814415695

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 3998

Filled with illuminating examples, stories from the field, and dozens of forms for drafting franchising agreements and licensing programs, the fourth edition of Franchising Licensing covers all the strategic, legal, financial, and operational aspects of these complex but highly profitable business strategies. Incorporating up-to-the-minute information on regulations, best practices, Web 2.0 strategies, branding techniques and global trademark laws, the new FDD disclosure format, and the latest franchising trends, this indispensable reference reveals how to: Raise capital, structure agreements, and protect intellectual property * Create market-responsive sales, marketing, and globalization strategies * Establish quality control and compliance measures * Assess opportunities for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other alternatives to franchising * And much more Comprehensive and applicable to domestic and international franchising initiatives alike, this essential guide remains the industry standard.