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An Approach to Monetizing Your Inventions

Inventions are creations of products that do no exist at present in this world and can be of value to someone, somewhere. It can come from an idea or a process that has some usefulness and can help others. Start your inventive journey by making drawings or sketches, models or prototypes and document every purchase that you make for the invention, and make sure to visit https://azbigmedia.com/business/why-new-inventors-turn-to-inventhelp-for-support/.


You then need to find out if your idea or invention has a market and have people buying it once they know its usefulness to their lives. Get this done by experts and not by just asking friends or relatives, as their opinions could be biased in your favor. Once it is seen as having a market, take steps to protect your invention by applying for a patent. But even before you apply for this you need to carry out a search of existing patents to ensure that there are no similar inventions that have already been patented. This is not easy and will require the services of a professional searcher who will get you copies of other inventions that are similar to yours, and whether as a result you will even qualify for a patent. Doing this research and applying for a patent can be quite expensive and this often acts as a deterrent for budding inventors.

It always makes great sense to have a working prototype of your invention ready even before you apply for a patent as you consider your product unique. Make your prototype, get it working as this step can help you to work out details of your invention that you may not have thought of earlier, but which are needed for its effective functioning. By this time your patent researcher will have decided whether your invention is patentable, and you can then apply for it.

If you are successful in the steps above, your last step has to be to market your product, and cash in on it, or license it to others to make, while you continue to work on other ideas.