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I call this the biz of selling an idea

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posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 11:24 AM
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How much could I get if I just sell my invention idea?

Not talking a prototype, just a raw idea straight from the brain onto paper.

Who would buy someone's invention idea so that they can take credit for it?

And how does it work? Do I first copyright my invention idea? Explain.




posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 11:31 AM
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You need a patent first.

Nobody is just going to buy your idea, they'll just pretend they are going to pay you, and then not pay you, and make a bunch of money.

What you wanna sell is your intellectual property, but it must actually be legally yours first.

So, get ready to spend about 10 thousand.



posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 11:32 AM
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You can get what someone thinks it is worth.
If your idea is a keyboard with jello shots for keys, some may think this a worthy idea.

(Edit)
I do hold the patent on this by the way, so no funny business.
Drink as you type keyboard, made for bored writers.
edit on 7-8-2012 by g146541 because: biz

Whiskey shots do not work, the splash and shock kills the keyboards too.
I guess someone other than me thought it was a good idea though!
Thanks whoever.
edit on 7-8-2012 by g146541 because: thanks.



posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 11:41 AM
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Heres a shortcut, make a book about it, then publicize the book

Everyone will know its your idea. Problem is you can only take credits, not profit.



posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 11:55 AM
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Had set up somtheing similiar early 00, something similar to how akamai.com has, eventually i recieved an email. That email landed me in Norway and two weeks later i sold my company. In short a U.S. based company wrote me a blank cheque (so to speak) and left it on the table. 12 years later, i still dont regeret the sale, but i miss working on something i was in love with.



posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 01:27 PM
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Ever watch a show called "Shark Tank"?

It's a bunch of people pitching their ideas to some investors.

You can see some people's successes and their failures.

Watch a few episodes and you can pick up some of the info you want to know.



In Canada it's called "Dragon's Den"




posted on Aug, 7 2012 @ 02:07 PM
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I used to watch dragon's den.

I liked that show.




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