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Turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work.
Stephen Key is an award-winning inventor who has licensed more than 20 product ideas.
This book is a must for your inventor resource list.
Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in licensing intellectual property.
A compact, practical guide to one of the most dynamic and popular areas of legal practice today-intellectual property licensing. Developed by an attorney in private practice who specializes in Silicon Valley technology licensing, this guide presents the basic rules of law you need to know for a licensing practice, along with helpful examples of contractual language, practice tips, and insights on custom and practice in the industry.
Disclosing your invention requires a balancing act: Presenting the best aspects of your invention while protecting the confidential aspects of your work. Use Profit From Your Idea to help you effectively maintain the necessary balance and minimize the risks of disclosure. The fully updated edition comes complete with the latest licensing case law.
The designer, illustrator, photographer or fine artist learns how to increase income by licensing creative images. Coverage includes: copyright, patent and trademark law; licensing agreements; maximizing royalties; negotiation checklists; model agreements; finding manufacturers; and licensing in cyberspace.
Offering behind-the-scenes insights into her experiences on ABC’s Shark Tank and QVC-TV’s Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner, as well as valuable lessons learned from the mistakes and triumphs of her early career, Lori proves that, with hard work and the right idea, anyone can turn themselves into the next overnight success.
Fun and enlightening read for your inventor resource list.
A comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of design. It pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice. From the "80/20” rule to chunking, from baby-face bias to Occam's razor, and from self-similarity to storytelling, every major design concept is defined and illustrated for readers to expand their knowledge.
From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality.
Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth.
If you are ready to get your crowdfunding campaign started right and don't want to risk wasting months of your time by not meeting your crowdfunding goal, you MUST know the process. Skip the libraries worth of books talking about the history of crowdfunding or why it is such a revolution in finance. Buy the only book that offers a step-by-step approach to crowdfunding.