Invention City's Steps For Bringing an Invention To Market

CONFIRMATION / VISUALIZATION / INITIAL PROTECTION

  1. Brutally Honest Assessment
    1. Executive summary of invention
    2. Initial prior art check
    3. Inventicator analysis
  2. 3D Renderings of Invention
    (Different from 3D CAD model)
  3. Provisional Patent Application
  4. 3D Animation
  5. Design/Engineer/CAD Model/Prototype
    1. Industrial designer
    2. Prototyping sources
  6. Sourcing
    1. Component sources
    2. Buy samples (may require short run tooling)
    3. Test and evaluate
    4. Final assembly options
    5. Packaging sources
    6. Shipping sources
    7. Warehousing options
    8. Liability insurance quote (need instructions and website)
  7. Packaging Design & Instructions
    1. Design package for sales channel
    2. UPC, QR Code
    3. Instructions for use, text and drawings
  8. FURTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
    1. Non Provisional Utility Patent
    2. PCT Filing
    3. Design Patent
    4. Trademark
    5. Web domains
    6. Secure identity in social media channels

  9. DISTRIBUTION
  10. Costs on per project basis
  11. Basics
  12. Product positioning, brand profile
  13. Images, video, text
  14. Ad accounts Google/Bing/FB
  15. Ads formatted for ad platforms
  16. Ad testing
  17. Website
  18. Domain
  19. Landing Page, contact, terms of use/privacy

  20. Crowdfunding
  21. Kickstarter/Indiegogo
  22. Influencers, media targets
  23. Pre-launch program
  24. Amazon
  25. Set up account
  26. Product listing
  27. Walmart
  28. Set up account
  29. Product listing
  30. Shopping Cart for Website / Shopify
  31. Outreach to Retailers

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