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Warning Signs & Red Flags

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IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, DO YOUR RESEARCH. ASK US BEFORE MAKING A DECISION TO PAY ANY COACHES OR SERVICE PROVIDERS LARGE UPFRONT PAYMENTS.

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Terms like "Free invention KIT," "Inventors KIT" or "patent kit."

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They call themselves licensing experts, but will NOT provide you with proven evidence of licensing success in writing

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They need to perform a "market evaluation" costing you $299-$1500

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Access to our database or private list of companies right for you

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We have more experience licensing products than anyone else around

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Refusal to respond to your questions in writing

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They tell you licensing is simple or easy

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You are told you don't need your own attorney. They say you can use ours to save money. They tell you we will provide you with an attorney

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They only make verbal promises and assurances

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You are told to describe your idea in writing

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You are told to mail it to yourself

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You are promised a patent search without a patentability opinion

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Unfriendly customer service after you paid them

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A Royalty Cap

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You are promised a patent

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The cost for the patent search is only $200

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While doing your due diligence before hiring any firm, you ask the #1 question in writing and ask them to reply in writing, how many of their clients in the past 12 months made back more money in royalties than they paid for services to their firm? If they don't respond in writing, run. If they respond in writing, we will fact check it for you.

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You can’t reach the company’s Reps or managers without leaving lots of messages

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They say, "your idea is guaranteed to be successful"

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They say, "you are guaranteed to get a licensing deal"

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"All in one" legal and marketing services

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Want to show your idea to industry (singular) so one company can take it into more than just one industry.

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Refusal to provide client references

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Assurance you will make money with your idea or product

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After asking for them to disclose information pertaining to the America Inventors Protection Act of 1999, they don’t respond

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Invention packages to help develop your idea and get a licensing deal start at $2,000 and gradually increase in smaller payments that can go up to $50,000+

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You can start with our cheaper bootcamp course, but if you choose our more expensive course, your chances for a licensing deal get better.

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A manufacturer will license your idea

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A manufacturer will offer you a lump sum amount of cash for your idea

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No interest payment plans, but you have to sign up very soon

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Company previously operated under another name

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Company managers, REPS or Executives have been named in an invention promotion/promoter firm lawsuit

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History of more than 1 lawsuit and/or class-action by their clients and/or inventors

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They assure your product has huge potential but they will NEVER put that in writing

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One of their signing documents is a ARBITRATION CLAUSE

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Aggressive sales pitches

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A promoter's initial evaluation is completely positive, not pointing out any product weaknesses

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High upfront fees starting at $2,000 and higher

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Chooses a patent attorney or patent agent for you

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Vague testimonials

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Refusal to tell you how many clients have made back more money than they paid the company for services

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Have a Federal Trade Commission action against them

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Unwilling to provide names and addresses of satisfied inventors

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We are "Inventor Friendly"

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One-Stop shopping, all the services under one roof

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You are asked to sign an arbitration document

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After submitting to a invention submission company, they respond with - Congratulations, your idea has been accepted, your idea has tremendous potential, we are excited about your product, there is nothing like it and you can make a lot of money

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Turn your idea into a 6-figure royalty earning machine

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Non-refundable upfront fees

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A Better Business Bureau rating of A or A+

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They refuse to tell you in writing how many of their clients made back more money in royalties than they paid them for services.

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Coaching or mentoring company charging upfront fees of $800 or more to teach or coach

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No official affiliations with any reputable organization(s)

Public Information

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Federal Trade Commission

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United States Patent Trademark Office

Required Information from Invention Promoters

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The total number of inventions evaluated

by the invention promoter for commercial potential in the past five years, the number of those inventions that received positive evaluations, and the number of those inventions that received negative evaluations.

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The total number of customers

who have contracted with the invention promoter in the past five years, excluding those who have purchased trade show services, research, advertising, or other non-marketing services from the invention promoter, or who have defaulted in their payment to the invention promoter.
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The total number of customers

known by the invention promoter to have received a net financial profit as a direct result of the invention promotion services provided by the invention promoter.
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The total number of customers

known by the invention promoter to have received license agreements for their invention as a direct result of the invention promotion services provided by the invention promoter.
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The names and addresses

of all previous invention promotion companies with which the invention promoter or its officers have collectively or individually been affiliated in the previous 10 years.
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