Getting Royalties & Lump Sums
Turning an Invention Idea into Money With Licensing
It is called licensing your patent rights and it is one way to make money from your ideas
Should I License or Should I Assign My Patent?
Many inventors might be faced with a choice; should they sell their invention outright or should they license it.
Effects of Marketing and Licensing on Patent Infringement
You can manufacture and market your idea yourself while the patent is pending however learn how your choices will influence patent infringement.
What Are The Rules For Patent Licensing and Patent Assignment
What are the rules of patent licensing and patent assignment.
How To License Your Invention
The independent inventor should consider licensing their "patent rights" to an existing manufacturer and collect royalty fees.
How To License Your Patent and Prepare Marketing Materials
From the folks at the National Inventors' Fraud Center - locate manufacturers, prepare marketing material, submit marketing material to manufacturers and negotiate a license.
The Business of Marketing and Licensing
Column by Jim Harris: "Invention development, packaging, marketing and licensing your patent to industry."
Inventor's Knowledge Base Expansion
More advanced study on how to increase the validation of your ideas, improve your idea development and succeed in your idea commercialization through proper research. Great business tips to increase your marketing and licensing potential. Part Two - Part Three
Prototyping : Essential Tool For Licensing Your Invention
Column by Jack Landers describes the protyping process and how that can play a part in marketing and licensing.