Monthly Archives: April 2011

10 Tips on How to Choose a Product Designer

Here is what to look for before commissioning a product designer: Always insist on meeting the company in person – if possible meet someone with a design background who can give feedback on the viability of the concept. Check that … Continue reading

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How to Approach a Buyer with your New Idea

Before you approach buyers to get a large order you will need 3 things for sure: 1. Ideally a presentation quality prototype or if your budget doesn’t allow for this then a professional CAD product sell sheet. 2. IP protection … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Your New Idea

D2M offer a Production Quotation Service. First we take your final concept work for your product and then we create a manufacturing specification. Next we obtain three different competitive quotes to have your product produced in this country, the EU or the Far East. … Continue reading

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Chancellor supporting UK Innovation?

“We want the words: Made in Britain Created in Britain Designed in Britain Invented in Britain To drive our nation forward. A Britain carried aloft by the march of the makers. That is how we will create jobs and support … Continue reading

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Introduction to Trademarking

The best way to protect your trademark, whether it is a word, logo, acronym or slogan, is by registering it.  UK trademark registration also protects the reputation and investment attached to your trademark. When filing a UK trademark application at … Continue reading

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Should you write your own patent?

If you have an idea you want to protect by means of a patent, sooner or later, a patent application will need to be written. The UK Intellectual Property Office will provide an inventor with an illustrated colour brochure explaining … Continue reading

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Claiming Priority on your patents

Once you have filed your patent application there is a general rule in patent law allowing you to file for patent protection elsewhere whilst relating the two applications together, which is known as ‘claiming priority’. The huge benefit of this … Continue reading

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