Monthly Archives: March 2011

Are NDA’s useless if you have a patent?

No – A patent application protects only what is in the patent application. An NDA protects a much wider range of potentially commercially sensitive information that might be disclosed during meetings or negotiations. For example costs, market research results, focus … Continue reading

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Trevor Baylis, Baylis Brands | Smarta

Fantastic interview with Trevor Baylis about his experiences in bringing an idea to market. Includes a great section on how to raise interest in an idea by using publicity. Trevor Baylis, Baylis Brands | Smarta.

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Budget Improves Tax Relief for Innovation: But Can Entrepreneurs Benefit?

 The 2011 Budget has announced that it will be introducing a significant increase in tax relief for innovative small and medium-sized companies, something which will come as a welcome incentive for those wanting to develop, prototype and patent their ideas. … Continue reading

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The Licensing Barrier – Top Tips on Licensing an Idea

Licensing a new product idea is not easy. Here is some inside knowledge to help ensure your idea has the best chance. Think your how your idea looks to the Head of New Product Development or Technical Director of a … Continue reading

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New Webpage on Manufacturing an Idea

We have added a page to our website on manufacturing an idea. Check it out here: D2M Manufacturing an idea | Putting an idea into production

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D2M Innovation Services

We will put together a proposal, free of charge, to recommend which of the following services you need and the cost involved for your idea. IDEA FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT – an investigation into the technical feasibility of the concept to ensure … Continue reading

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How to Validate a New Idea – presentation review

Review of Bob Lindsey’s presentation at the British Library Bob Lindsey has been involved with IP, project management and assessing new ideas for many years. Innovation advisor to Business Link for 15 years, he thoughts on patenting and developing new … Continue reading

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Fantastic stair-climbing wheelchair invention

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Patent backlogs…

The UKIPO have recently posted an article on the patent backlog. Frankly we feel that it is wholly inadequate having a massive delay on patent applications. Surely they should just expand their team to cope with demand? David Cameron’s government … Continue reading

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