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3d printing is making some serious advances!

3d Printing is really making some advances out there in the marketplace.  Where at one time you could only do plastics and smaller items the 3d printing industry is expanding into all areas.  Check out the story at the link below for further info into some of these areas. http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/06/tech/innovation/foodini-machine-print-food/ If you have an idea and need help call us at 888-680-4869!

Want to file a design patent?

An article in a recent edition of Inventor's Eye outlined a new option for inventors wishing to file a design patent. "Thanks to the recent U.S. implementation of the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (Hague Agreement), a new option now exists for inventors looking for more global protection of their inventions for ornamental designs. While the vast majority of patent applications filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are [...]

New Product Consulting is proud to announce Lock Buddy 101 To Keep Children Safe In Schools!

Lock Buddy 101 has recently launched to an overwhelming response. Close to 1000 units are already being used in schools around the USA. The patents and trademarks have been applied for, and it is ready for sale. This product is already on it's way to being the next big safety device helping to keep children and teachers safer in schools. LockBuddy 101 is a device that is a slide release that is attached to a door frame keeping the door [...]

Invention Contest: $400,000 Prize!

The Desal Prize aims at the creation of an environmentally sustainable small-scale brackish water desalination system that can provide portable water for humans, as well as water for crops in developing countries. The contest ends on August, 1st 2014. The winning innovation will be selected based on its fulfillment of several criteria, including: - Provides water that is both potable and appropriate for crop irrigation - Powered solely by renewable energy - High system water % recovery and concentrate minimization [...]

The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show adds Independent Retailer Conference!

The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show is an excellent event which brings together brand owners, licensors, licensees and retailers interested in sports licensed products. The Independent Retailer Conference has previously held its events in Chicago, New York City and Las Vegas since 2011. The Independent Retailer Conference can further extend its efforts in delivering retail education while also supporting tradeshows in their efforts to help their attendees maximum their show experiences. The Sports Licensing and Tailgate show has always provided [...]

Made in the USA Products a big hit again At National Hardware Show!

Once again, New Product Consulting attended The National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. The event was perfect for providing many opportunities to network with industry professionals from many different industries. This year the show was from May 6th-8th in Las Vegas with more than 30,000 industry professionals in attendance. One of the main highlights this year was the ‘Made In The USA Product Display’ section of the tradeshow floor. There were over 125 companies who all showcased their products which [...]

New Product Consulting attends the Direct Response Tradeshow In San Diego!

The Direct Response Tradeshow was a major hit this year! Direct Response is a major tradeshow providing many opportunities to network with industry professionals from many different industries. The Expo is the key event in the direct, digital and data-driven marketing world. The event took place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on April 29 - May 1, 2014. New Product Consulting joined in on the newest ideas and networked with the biggest names in direct response marketing. The main [...]

Reading Service For Kids Strikes a Deal On Shark Tank!

On Shark Tank last Friday, Felix Brandon Lloyd and Jordan Lloyd Bookey pitched their company called ZooBean. ZooBean is a children’s book platform and service that connects the right books with the right children. Felix and Jordan asked for $250,000 for 15% equity in their company. Both Felix and Jordan were teachers before they left their jobs to work on ZooBean full time. They came up with the idea to curate apps and books for individual child. This encourages literacy [...]

Inventors: First Inventor To File Forum By USPTO!

A public forum will be hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on the one year anniversary of the First Inventor To File provision. First to file changed the law for inventors in the United States meaning that the first inventor to file for a patent will own the rights to the product, not the first to come up with the idea and prove it. This measure makes it imperative that all inventors protect their product with some [...]

One Shark Eats Up A Breakfast Brand On Shark Tank!

The shark tank Last Friday, Erica Barrett walked into Shark Tank to pitch her business “Southern Culture Artisan Foods,” a breakfast lifestyle brand. Her product is  a pancake and waffle mix. She uses organic, all natural ingredients. Erica asked the Sharks for $100,000 for 25% equity in her company. She made $100,000 in sales in the first year.  Her gourmet gift packs are available in T.J. Maxx, Nordstrom Whole Foods and QVC. Erica created a brand dedicated to [...]

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