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Can I patent a published hypothesis?
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Introduction
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Licensor is not getting back to me.
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August's InvENtor of the Month
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John Vilardi - an Extraordinary Talent
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Greatest Inventor of all time?
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​ASOTV NEVER SLEEPS - Process Update
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Submitting to Edison after already self promoting
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Can I send something to myself as proof that I invented first?
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terms of service
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At what stage do I need to patent my idea?
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IP after Submission
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Scam Alert - Licensing Deals
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Procédure de dépôt de copyright et protection de concept sur vos idées et projets de business...
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New to Edison Nation, curious about the submission process.
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my innovation does not exist? there is no competition?
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Lightweight, Compression Resistant, and Cheap
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NEW SEARCH! Balloon Time is back and they want your help!
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InvENting 101: 10 Great Books to Help You be a Better Inventor
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Jacobs Room
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Insider Licensing Preparation Stage Question
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Contact person for a finalist???
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A Free Program I Can Use For Patent Drawings?
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INVENTOR NEWS FROM WASHINGTON: The Inventor Protection Act
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Other companies after Submission
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Do different submission groups communicate with each other? When an idea is submitted into different categories do groups share or communicate with each other?
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Insider Licensing Program Question
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How do I attach a polyester sponge securely to rubber glove?
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Patent Application Publication
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Submitted Ideas to different categories information Sharing
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Who gets Patent Rights for a successful idea that has no Patent
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Picture for the invention
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Patent Allowed / Child Patent soon to come
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Wind Energy
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Licensing Program
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XSPL stock
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What direction do I take now that I have a patent?
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Create air conditions using peltier (or any other means), suitable for very small confined spaces, such as a 3m by 3m caravan, vehicles etc in hot climate. I need suggestions, and ideas to go around it.
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How to Pay $25 for submission
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Inventors digest
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CONGRATULATIONS Rob F! 1,000,000 INSIDER POINT MILESTONE
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How can a search be removed without wiping out my other searches.
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What happens when your a finalist in more then one category?
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The Cupcake Rack Commercial
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Cryptocurrency
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#ThankfulThursdays
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The Single,most Important aspect of Inventing. Do you agree?
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Was my idea stolen by Edison Nation reviewer?
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CONGRATULATIONS Robert Pontius! 1,000,000 Insider Point Milestone
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InvENting 101: To Submit or Not to Submit..THAT is the question...
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Royalties?
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Response to not passing stage - how to?
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The Adjustable, Folding Stool for Standing and Sitting
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Happy 4th!
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Finding a manufacturer for product.
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Test
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7.5% If your invention is accepted?
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Earning money
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Superzoo 2018
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exclusive right to sell
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Sleeping right pillow
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im new here but old at inventing
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The "pay to play" game - holding inventors "hostage" to move a product along
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NBC4 news story featuring my brother!
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Does EN help with items that may not be patentable?
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after my coma i made a perpetual motion device and dont know what to do
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My inventions
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FIVE (that's right FIVE) NEW searches have launched with Apothecary Products!!!
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US Patent 10,000,000 was issued TODAY!
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How's Everybody Doing?
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Independent Product development by EN
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Exclusive use of patent and royality
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Provisional Patent Application (PPA) Fee has been reduced to $75
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Hasbro, Mattel or Milton Bradley?
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Which Is A Better Marketing Tool
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Toy Idea
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Hello I am new here
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Question about a product idea
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protoTYPING: Q&A with EN designer, Jeremy
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Cube - Pet products
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Cube - Kickstarter
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Roll Call
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June's InvENtor of The Month
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Can I get a patent on my own invention that has already been on the market for 3 years.
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Im already producing a great product but need a lot of help. What should I do?
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Condolences To Our EN Family Member, Joseph Jackson
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Will ILP Help Get a Provisional to Utility?
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Does Edison nation support the technology ideas?
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Insider Benefits
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Sample Licensing Terms Sheet
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Typical time frames
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two different methods but same result, can this be in single patent?
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Product that cant be patented
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Create A Working Prototype
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Great idea, but need direction on how to engineer/manufacture
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Best Way to Maximize the Board
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How do I make Money
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Inventions and New Products from 1950 to 1979
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No prototype, but have a 3D rendition. OK for sell sheet?
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How am I moving along?
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How Long in finalist stage before hearing from EN
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Patent number on product
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Stage 4
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May's InvENtor of The Month
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Non-published patent application prior art?
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Computer Question
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Michelle Sartori
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Can I request an update on my stage
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All Category Search
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What happen to Roger Brown?
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List of Kitchen Gadget Contacts For Licensing
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Staten Island Hustle
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Let's Vote For Elizabeth's Cup Cake Rack ! ! !
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New Rule - Every Thursday Night is YouTube Link Night
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The Cupcake Rack on HSN
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InvENting 101: What is Licensing?
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need help marketing and selling my idea
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We have a Facebook Group!
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#TipTuesdays!
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Beginners luck and a couple of questions....
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Who Can Help Me Sell or License My Patent???
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Patent pending versus provisional patent
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Losing hope
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Patent a product that already exists
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Research & Design Stage
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Setting up Non-Profit and developing product for patent
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Introducing Room 5!
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Edison Nation Collaboration?
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EN-TV
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How Science, Engineering, Invention & Technology Can Remake the Planet
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Lets Celebrate PI day on 3/14
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Deal with China manufacturer
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What is the use of patenting?
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How much should you spend on an idea?
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Womens Day
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NEW SEARCH! Initiator is looking for innovations that make traveling with pets easier and more enjoyable!
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InvENting 101: Determining Market Potential
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Product Manufactured by EN
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Research
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Clean Joke Thread
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Sales Rep Wanted
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Submission question: What do you mean by "competition" precisely?
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Retailers that EN works with.
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How long does the IP Review stage last?
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Louis Foreman
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Did i submit to the correct category
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Another precedent-setting ruling by the Supreme Court on patents
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