If you are significant about an concept and want to see it turned into a totally fledged invention, it is vital to acquire some type of patent protection, at least to the 'patent pending' standing. Without having that, it is unwise to advertise or encourage the concept, as it is very easily stolen. A lot more than that, businesses you approach will not get you critically - as without the patent pending status your idea is just that - an concept.

1. When does an concept become an invention?

Whenever an concept gets patentable it is referred to as an invention. In practice, this is not... Read more