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Want to patent your invention? Better hurry!

Have you come up with the next big invention?  If you plan on protecting it don't wait or you could end up like Elisha Gray! On February 14, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell applied for a patent on an apparatus that could transmit speech electrically, beating out his rival, Elisha Gray, by just two hours. Never mind that Gray's design worked better. Timing was all that mattered. When Gray later filed a lawsuit, the courts awarded the patent to Bell, who [...]

Some of the most popular toys have been licensed inventions!

Have you ever wondered who created those great games and toys that we have all come to love? You see the company names on the box but rarely, if ever, do you see the name of the person who created the idea. Some of the biggest hit toys like Cabbage Patch Dolls, Super Soakers and board games such as Uno, Trivial Pursuit and Candyland weren't created by in-house thinkers at the big toy companies. They were created by independent inventors, [...]

The Advantages of Working with a New Product Consultant!

A new product, invention or marketing consultant can offer extremely valuable help to those looking to invent new products, both in the idea development phase as well as the presentation/marketing phase. An experienced consultant can help you with the research and design of your idea, help you decide when to prototype and when not to, and help prepare the proper presentation and marketing strategy for your product or business idea. A consultant’s familiarity with the industry can be helpful when [...]

Who can help with your invention needs?

Taking a product from an idea to a store shelf is a series of tasks. To be honest, most inventors have no idea what they are doing. That is why you have to do research and find the right people you can trust to help bring your idea to the market. So let’s look at some of the main players you might come across on the path to license your product. The Patent Attorney   A lawyer is the best [...]

Great New Product – PHONEGUARD!

PhoneGuard, who recently secured Justin Bieber (Video below) as a spokesman, is a great product that pertains to a new smart phone application suite that helps prevent distracted driving while offering unparalleled levels of safety, security and connectivity. This is ideal for parents to monitor and help facilitate their teen’s safety while they’re driving alone or with friends in the car. The new product suite features Text Block, which uses global positioning satellite (GPS) tracking to disable keyboard functionality once a [...]

New Product Consulting is pleased to announce the Ultimate Abs Roller!

Congrats to the inventor, Mihail, for testing and making his own product. The idea came from years of working out and not getting the results that he wanted. After making his own prototype, Mihail finally got the results he was looking for in his new creation. This unique product is ideal for those who are seeking a new type of Abs workout. Check it out on: YouTube All Exercisers-Demonstration Of My Patent Pending Inventions Congratulations Mihail on your new invention! [...]

What are companies looking for in a new invention idea?

Companies have a small checklist of criteria when it comes to a new invention.  First and foremost, the invention must fit with their product line in terms of functionality, target market, design, quality, and profitability.  In general, companies ask the following questions about the invention: Will it make a profit? Companies want new inventions that will financially benefit their company. Plain and simple, they want to know how much money it will generate. Is it patented or has a patent pending? [...]

New Product Consulting Client Attends Shark Tank Casting Call

New Product Consulting would like to wish lots of luck to one of our clients, Curtis B. of Texas, as he attends the casting call for Shark Tank this weekend to try for a spot on the show.  We have spent all week preparing Curtis for this opportunity.  Good Luck Curtis!  We know you will do great! Shark Tank is a reality television series that premiered on ABC on August 9, 2009.   The series stars five "Sharks"—multi-millionaire business tycoons—who hear investment proposals [...]

Features of the Provisional Patent Application

The Provisional Patent Application program through the United States Patent Trademark Office offers many advantages for inventors.  Some of these features included below are from their website. FEATURES Provides simplified filing with a lower initial investment with 12 months to assess the invention’s commercial potential before committing to higher cost of filing and prosecuting a non-provisional application for patent. Establishes official United States patent application filing date for the invention. Permits authorized use of “Patent Pending” notice for 12 months [...]

New Product Consulting Submits The Glove Detector to Shark Tank

Shark Tank is a reality television series that premiered on ABC on August 9, 2009.   The series stars five "Sharks"—multi-millionaire business tycoons—who hear investment proposals from entrepreneurs/inventors and consider whether to invest in the business ideas. Shark Tank is a great opportunity for inventors, product developers and entrepreneurs.  They have access to millions of dollars in capital that can help take an idea from concept to success.  After much research New Product Consulting has developed a very professional approach to [...]

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