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How Can I Sell an Idea for Profit? Unlocking the Idea-Invention Dichotomy

Can you sell an idea? The short answer is yes, if you have a good idea and you do it properly. Just don’t expect to be able to rush to the finish line and receive a check before running the race. Resp…
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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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Scared of storms? A Leawood fifth grader’s idea beat out 13,000 in invention contest

As a young child, Julia Luetje was scared of storms. But the Leawood fifth-grader would never have guessed that a personal solution for coping with her fear would put her in the top 5 in a national contest for kid inventors that received more than 13,000 …
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First Steps to Take When You Have an Invention Idea

Maybe you were in your kitchen making dinner or perhaps you were tinkering with your car in the garage, but lo and behold, an invention idea has dawned on you. First of all, congratulations! Everyone has ideas, but it takes a special kind of person to want …
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An Idea That Stuck: How George de Mestral Invented Velcro

But it wasn’t until his mid-30s that de Mestral hit upon the idea that eventually took over the world — though it would take more than two decades for his invention to finally stick. In 1941, de Mestral was on a hunting trip and noticed that both his …
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Five Tips for Teens: How to Make Your Idea into an Invention

My name is Ann Makosinski, I’m 18 years old and I’m an inventor. Actually my official bio defines me as “an 18-year-old student, serial inventor and media darling doing numerous global appearances and keynote talks” – but I’m really just a regular teenage …
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