Patenting - An Overview For New Inventors

If you are critical about an idea and want to see it turned into a totally fledged invention, it is vital to acquire some form of patent protection, at least to the 'patent pending' standing. With out that, it is unwise to market or promote the notion, as it is very easily stolen. Much more than that, companies you approach will not get you significantly - as without the patent pending standing your idea is just that - an thought.

1. When does an concept grow to be an invention?

Whenever an concept becomes patentable it is referred to as an invention. In practice, this is not often cl...