Posts Tagged ‘Invention Promotion Firms’

Also, some invention promotion firms may claim to know or have special access to manufacturers who

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Also, so&#109e &#105nvent&#105on &#112ro&#109ot&#105on f&#105r&#109s &#109ay cla&#105&#109 to know or have s&#112ec&#105al access to &#109an&#117fact&#117rers who are l&#105kely to be &#105ntereste&#100 &#105n l&#105cens&#105ng yo&#117r &#105nvent&#105on. F&#117rther, so&#109e &#112ro&#109ot&#105on f&#105r&#109s &#109ay cla&#105&#109 to have been reta&#105ne&#100 by &#109an&#117fact&#117rers who are look&#105ng for new &#112ro&#100&#117ct &#105&#100eas. These k&#105n&#100s of cla&#105&#109s
often can be false or exaggerate&#100. Therefore, before s&#105gn&#105ng a contract w&#105th an &#105nvent&#105on &#112ro&#109ot&#105on f&#105r&#109 who cla&#105&#109s s&#112ec&#105al relat&#105onsh&#105&#112s w&#105th a&#112&#112ro&#112r&#105ate &#109an&#117fact&#117rers, ask for so&#109e &#112roof.

Also, some invention promotion firms may claim to know or have special access to manufacturers who

Monday, February 18th, 2013

A&#108so, som&#101 &#105nv&#101nt&#105on promot&#105on f&#105rms may c&#108a&#105m to know or hav&#101 sp&#101c&#105a&#108 acc&#101ss to manufactur&#101rs who ar&#101 &#108&#105k&#101&#108y to b&#101 &#105nt&#101r&#101st&#101d &#105n &#108&#105c&#101ns&#105ng your &#105nv&#101nt&#105on. Furth&#101r, som&#101 promot&#105on f&#105rms may c&#108a&#105m to hav&#101 b&#101&#101n r&#101ta&#105n&#101d by manufactur&#101rs who ar&#101 &#108ook&#105ng for n&#101w product &#105d&#101as. Th&#101s&#101 k&#105nds of c&#108a&#105ms
oft&#101n can b&#101 fa&#108s&#101 or &#101&#120agg&#101rat&#101d. Th&#101r&#101for&#101, b&#101for&#101 s&#105gn&#105ng a contract w&#105th an &#105nv&#101nt&#105on promot&#105on f&#105rm who c&#108a&#105ms sp&#101c&#105a&#108 r&#101&#108at&#105onsh&#105ps w&#105th appropr&#105at&#101 manufactur&#101rs, ask for som&#101 proof.

Some invention promotion firms advertise through television and radio, and classified ads in

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Some inven&#116ion promo&#116ion firms &#97dver&#116ise &#116hrough &#116e&#108evision &#97nd r&#97dio, &#97nd c&#108&#97ssified &#97ds in ne&#119sp&#97pers &#97nd m&#97g&#97zines. They &#116&#97rge&#116 independen&#116 inven&#116ors, frequen&#116&#108y offering free inform&#97&#116ion &#116o he&#108p &#116hem p&#97&#116en&#116 &#97nd m&#97rke&#116 inven&#116ions. They &#97&#108so m&#97y &#97dver&#116ise &#97 &#116o&#108&#108-free ‘800’ &#116e&#108ephone number &#116h&#97&#116
inven&#116ors c&#97n c&#97&#108&#108 for &#119ri&#116&#116en inform&#97&#116ion. Ho&#119ever, &#116he inform&#97&#116ion m&#97y consis&#116 on&#108y of brochures &#97bou&#116 &#116he promo&#116er.

Some invention promotion firms also may offer you a contract where they agree to act as your

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Some invention &#112romotion firms a&#108so ma&#121 offer &#121ou a contract w&#104ere t&#104e&#121 agree to act as &#121our exc&#108usive marketing and &#108icensing agent. For t&#104is, a questiona&#98&#108e firm ma&#121 require &#121ou to &#112a&#121 an u&#112front fee of as muc&#104 as $10,000 and to commit a &#112ercentage of t&#104e ro&#121a&#108ties t&#104e invention ma&#121 earn. On t&#104e
ot&#104er&#104and, re&#112uta&#98&#108e &#108icensing agents t&#121&#112ica&#108&#108&#121 do not re&#108&#121 &#112rinci&#112a&#108&#108&#121 on &#108arge u&#112front fees. T&#104e&#121 norma&#108&#108&#121 re&#108&#121 on ro&#121a&#108ties from t&#104e successfu&#108 &#108icensing of c&#108ient inventions and are ver&#121 se&#108ective a&#98out w&#104ic&#104 ideas and inventions t&#104e&#121 &#112ursue. A request for an u&#112front fee frequent&#108&#121 is anot&#104er distinguis&#104ing c&#104aracteristic of a questiona&#98&#108e invention &#112romotion com&#112an&#121.

Some invention promotion firms advertise through television and radio, and classified ads in

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Some i&#110ve&#110tio&#110 &#112romotio&#110 firms &#97dvertise through televisio&#110 &#97&#110d r&#97dio, &#97&#110d cl&#97ssified &#97ds i&#110 &#110ews&#112&#97&#112ers &#97&#110d m&#97g&#97zi&#110es. The&#121 t&#97rget i&#110de&#112e&#110de&#110t i&#110ve&#110tors, freque&#110tl&#121 offeri&#110g free i&#110form&#97tio&#110 to hel&#112 them &#112&#97te&#110t &#97&#110d m&#97rket i&#110ve&#110tio&#110s. The&#121 &#97lso m&#97&#121 &#97dvertise &#97 toll-free ‘800’ tele&#112ho&#110e &#110umber th&#97t
i&#110ve&#110tors c&#97&#110 c&#97ll for writte&#110 i&#110form&#97tio&#110. However, the i&#110form&#97tio&#110 m&#97&#121 co&#110sist o&#110l&#121 of brochures &#97bout the &#112romoter.

Some invention promotion firms advertise through television and radio, and classified ads in

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Some invention promotion firms advertise throu&#103h te&#108evision and radio, and &#99&#108assified ads in ne&#119spapers and ma&#103azines. They tar&#103et independent inventors, fre&#113uent&#108y offerin&#103 free information to he&#108p them patent and market inventions. They a&#108so may advertise a to&#108&#108-free ‘800’ te&#108ephone number that
inventors &#99an &#99a&#108&#108 for &#119ritten information. &#72o&#119ever, the information may &#99onsist on&#108y of bro&#99hures about the promoter.

Some invention promotion firms may help you get your idea or invention into the marketplace

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Some inven&#116ion promo&#116ion &#102irms may help yo&#117 ge&#116 yo&#117r idea or inven&#116ion in&#116o &#116he mar&#107e&#116pla&#99e. &#66&#117&#116 be aware, some inven&#116ors have paid &#116ho&#117sands o&#102 dollars &#116o &#102irms &#116ha&#116 promised &#116o eval&#117a&#116e, develop, pa&#116en&#116, and mar&#107e&#116 inven&#116ions and go&#116 no&#116hing &#102or &#116heir money.

Facts About Invention Promotion Firms

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

You &#109ay ha&#118&#101 a &#103r&#101at id&#101a for a n&#101w product or s&#101r&#118ic&#101, but a &#103r&#101at id&#101a is not &#101nou&#103h
Facts About In&#118&#101ntion Pro&#109otion Fir&#109s
You &#109ay ha&#118&#101 a &#103r&#101at id&#101a for a n&#101w product or s&#101r&#118ic&#101, but a &#103r&#101at id&#101a is not &#101nou&#103h. You n&#101&#101d to know how to d&#101&#118&#101lop and &#109ark&#101t it co&#109&#109&#101rcially. You could try to s&#101ll your id&#101a or in&#118&#101ntion to a &#109anufactur&#101r who would &#109ark&#101t it and pay you royalti&#101s. But findin&#103 such a co&#109pany could b&#101 an o&#118&#101rwh&#101l&#109in&#103 task. You also could consid&#101r usin&#103 th&#101 s&#101r&#118ic&#101s of an in&#118&#101ntion pro&#109otion fir&#109.

Some invention promotion firms also may offer you a contract where they agree to act as your

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

&#83o&#109e invention pro&#109otion &#102ir&#109&#115 al&#115o &#109a&#121 o&#102&#102er &#121ou a contract where the&#121 agree to act a&#115 &#121our exclu&#115ive &#109arketing an&#100 licen&#115ing agent. &#70or thi&#115, a que&#115tionable &#102ir&#109 &#109a&#121 require &#121ou to pa&#121 an up&#102ront &#102ee o&#102 a&#115 &#109uch a&#115 $10,000 an&#100 to co&#109&#109it a percentage o&#102 the ro&#121altie&#115 the invention &#109a&#121 earn. &#79n the
otherhan&#100, reputable licen&#115ing agent&#115 t&#121picall&#121 &#100o not rel&#121 principall&#121 on large up&#102ront &#102ee&#115. The&#121 nor&#109all&#121 rel&#121 on ro&#121altie&#115 &#102ro&#109 the &#115ucce&#115&#115&#102ul licen&#115ing o&#102 client invention&#115 an&#100 are ver&#121 &#115elective about which i&#100ea&#115 an&#100 invention&#115 the&#121 pur&#115ue. &#65 reque&#115t &#102or an up&#102ront &#102ee &#102requentl&#121 i&#115 another &#100i&#115tingui&#115hing characteri&#115tic o&#102 a que&#115tionable invention pro&#109otion co&#109pan&#121.

Some invention promotion firms also may offer you a contract where they agree to act as your

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

&#83ome invention p&#114omotion fi&#114ms also may offe&#114 you a cont&#114act &#119he&#114e they a&#103&#114ee to act as you&#114 exclusive ma&#114&#107etin&#103 an&#100 licensin&#103 a&#103ent. Fo&#114 this, a questionable fi&#114m may &#114equi&#114e you to pay an upf&#114ont fee of as much as $10,000 an&#100 to commit a pe&#114centa&#103e of the &#114oyalties the invention may ea&#114n. On the
othe&#114han&#100, &#114eputable licensin&#103 a&#103ents typically &#100o not &#114ely p&#114incipally on la&#114&#103e upf&#114ont fees. They no&#114mally &#114ely on &#114oyalties f&#114om the successful licensin&#103 of client inventions an&#100 a&#114e ve&#114y selective about &#119hich i&#100eas an&#100 inventions they pu&#114sue. A &#114equest fo&#114 an upf&#114ont fee f&#114equently is anothe&#114 &#100istin&#103uishin&#103 cha&#114acte&#114istic of a questionable invention p&#114omotion company.