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A story of a single mom inventor who made over a million dollars

Lisa Lloyd is the lady. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNSL-vnVtQ8
So once you have the idea and design of your invention how do you make someone to make it without they stealing your idea?

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Re: A story of a single mom inventor who made over a million dollars
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2015, 03:55:30 PM »
The only way I know how to protect a simple invention like this would be to have a patent. 
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Re: A story of a single mom inventor who made over a million dollars
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2015, 01:57:13 AM »
How do you get the patent?
I have a design that I was thinking of asking the local carpenter to make for me but was worried he might steal the design...

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Re: A story of a single mom inventor who made over a million dollars
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2015, 11:10:15 AM »
There are two ways to apply for a patent:

1.  Write and file it yourself.  See this post:
https://patentfile.org/how-to-patent-an-idea/

2. Hire a registered patent agent or patent attorney to do it for you (average costs will be at least a few thousand dollars).  Search for people here:
http://www.napp.org/find-a-practitioner






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