Monthly Archives: November 2011

What process do you use at D2M?

Firstly, we offer a free consultation, where we attempt to fully understand all aspects of the idea and give feedback about the feasibility from both a design and an intellectual property protection point of view.  Following a successful meeting or … Continue reading

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What is a Patent?

The Intellectual Property Office defines a patent as such: ‘A patent protects new inventions and covers how things work, what they do, how they do it, what they are made of and how they are made.  It gives the owner … Continue reading

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What is a Registered Design?

The Intellectual Property Office defines a registered design as: ‘A legal right which protects the overall visual appearance of a product or part of a product in the country or countries where you register it.’ Registered Designs protect the look … Continue reading

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What will it cost me to prototype my product?

There is no simple answer to this question, as prices can range from a few hundred pounds to tens of thousands of pounds.  Prices vary with the complexity of the concept, with a simple product consisting of one component being at … Continue reading

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What is CAD?

CAD stands for computer aided design, and is the process of using computer software to model products in 3 dimensions.  CAD models can simplify production, as they allow suppliers to see and understand exactly how the product works.  They can … Continue reading

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