Protecting Your Inventions

Protecting Your Inventions

There have been so many inventions over the last decade that it is impossible to list them all. But some of them are remarkable and needed to be noticed. How quickly and rapidly they changed the entire way of living is really remarkable and makes its place in the history.

If you have a new idea, a patent or an invention, you may be able to license it or sell it for millions of dollars. Many inventors work very hard for many years to license their inventions to larger companies. You can read more about it from One very active inventor has determined that this is almost impossible to do, and has started an internet-based business selling his inventions.

The Internet currently reaches more than 560 million users around the world. This makes innovators’ potential for exposure much higher than with traditional forms of media. The worldwide online commerce has reached $2.2 trillion in 2002 and is expected to reach $6.8 trillion by 2004. The innovators today can leverage the massive reach of the Internet and promote their new ideas to the global market without substantial marketing costs.

By publishing an idea on an online forum, the sellers receive automatic copyright protection provided under federal law. In addition, official copyright registration and patent rights can be obtained from appropriate authorities. A directory of Patent and Copyright Offices around the world is available at online on websites. When a potential buyer contacts the seller for more information about the intellectual property, the seller should require the buyer to sign a non-disclosure agreement before revealing the details. Find out much more about it at

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