These inventors share their stories and provide invaluable tips and advice, much learned the hard way. Along the way, we explore:
Challenges in bootstrapping – especially as companies coming up through the pandemic
The importance of patenting and how the RISE award helped solve critical challenges
Advice for inventors new to patenting
The importance of feedback
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Related episodes. If you haven’t listened to our episodes on patent searching or the on-sale bar, we highly recommend you also give them some ears. In this episode, we talk a fair amount about the importance of searching prior art and the value of filing provisional applications to protect your idea before disclosure or sale.
Related reading. In this episode, you'll hear a strong recurring theme around the value of getting feedback – and the importance of protecting your idea before doing so. We recently tackled how to strike this important balance in Knowing When to Share Your Idea and When to Shush.
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2022 RISE Award
The RISE award offers a free provisional U.S. patent application or $5,000 towards a non-provisional U.S. patent application to a selected applicant. We're taking applications until May 1st. If your startup could benefit from this award or you know of another innovator who could, use the button below to learn more and apply.