Monthly Archives: May 2011

Do’s and Don’ts of the Buying Process

Don’t give away trade secrets. Never give away too much information while negotiating with buyers – For example, never tell the buyer how much it costs you to make the product. Don’t stockpile. Don’t buy too much stock before you … Continue reading

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Excellent Packaging Design Secrets from Theo Paphitis

Here are some great pointers for packaging design from Theo Paphitis from “Dragons’ Den” and “Britain’s Next Big Thing” Put as much effort into your packaging as you do into designing your product. Three things to remember: 1. The packaging … Continue reading

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How much will it cost to launch my idea?

Here are the minimum requirements to approach a buyer with your idea: A presentation quality prototype or if your budget doesn’t allow for this then a professional CAD product sell sheet. IP protection so that the buyer can’t simply take … Continue reading

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PRODUCT DESIGN – DEVELOPING YOUR IDEA

Product Design is an essential part of helping to answer two important questions: Is my idea technically possible? D2M offer an idea feasibility assessment to ensure that your product will work and is possible to manufacture. Some simple products may … Continue reading

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Introducing the D2M Team

The team: Phil Staunton: Phil is the Managing Director of D2M. Since graduating with a first class degree in Industrial Design and Technology, Phil has frequently spoken at London Ideas21 events, regularly contributed to the UK IPO’s newsletter “IP Insight”, … Continue reading

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ABOUT D2M INNOVATION

Who we are We are an approachable company of specialists who are passionate about helping people develop, protect and profit from their ideas. We are serious about idea development and seeing ideas reach their potential. We have over 25 years … Continue reading

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Top Tips on Patenting an Idea with the UK Patent Office

Applying for a patent with the Intellectual Property Office (UK), formerly known as the Patent Office, is a complicated procedure. It requires your idea to be thought through and developed and your intellectual property to be clearly described. This page … Continue reading

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