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11 Ways to Stop Companies From Ripping Off Your Invention

Arming yourself with knowledge is. If you want to avoid being ripped off, here are my tips. That means, don’t share your invention on your website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or any other social me…
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Moving from Idea to Patent: When Do You Have an Invention?

When you are moving from idea to invention to patent, regardless of how or why you find yourself stuck in the idea phase, the first order of business to get the ball rolling. You need momentum. By now …
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Airman’s Invention Keeps Landing-Gear Doors on KC-135 from Breaking

The window behind Tech. Sgt. Shawn Roberge’s computer at Fairchild Air Force Base reveals a shop arranged with metal fabrication machines and tools he uses to tinker with parts for an old KC-135 Strat…
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The Nissin instant noodles story: Japanese invention that went from garden shed to national treasure to outer space

When Momofuku Ando died in January 2007, The New York Times devoted a large part of its editorials page to a man who had earned “an eternal place in the pantheon of human progress”. This was not an in…
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A new Head-Mounted Display System Invention from Apple for Mixed Reality & Holographic Content Surfaced in Europe

Today Patently Apple discovered a newly published patent application from Apple in Europe that relates to devices with displays, and, more particularly, to head-mounted displays that supports AR, VR a…
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Could UMN professor’s invention clean PFCs from east metro water? He thinks so

Matt Simcik has invented a sponge that might be able to clean up one of the state’s worst water-pollution problems, the PFCs in Washington County groundwater. His technique involves putting absorbent material underground. “This stuff is sticky.
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