QUESTIONS FOR COACHES & LICENSING COMPANIES 9 Can you please share the contact information of 5 of your most recent clients in the last 12 months? 9 How many paying clients do you currently have? 9 How many have you charged since you started your business? 9 Have you ever been accused of scamming, misleading or fraud? 9 Do you offer any refunds? 9 What makes you qualified to charge for services? 9 Who qualifies for your services? 9 Can I license an idea? 9 Precisely what services to help inventors do you proved and what do you charge for each? 9 Precisely what services to help inventors do you provide and what do you charge for each? 9 Do you track client(s) success, which according to Federal Trade Commission is defined as the inventor making back more money in sales than they paid for in services? 9 Have any members on your team been accused of scamming, misleading or fraud? 9 Can we create a payment schedule based on performance and NOT large up-front fees? 9 What is the industry success chances for an inventor? 9 Ask any licensing service provider, do you charge only up-front or do you partner with inventors and collect revenues from licensing sales and profit success? 9 Ask any licensing service provider, how many of their clients have signed a licensing agreement have actually made more money back in royalties than they paid you for services? REQUIRED QUESTIONS FOR LICENSING & PROMOTION COMPANIES 9 It's recommended to present these questions to the company representative in writing which they are REQUIRED to answer and return in writing under the American Inventors Protection Act of 1999. 9 How many paying clients has your firm represented in the past 5 years? 9 In the past 5 years how many inventions received a positive evaluation? 9 In the past 5 years how many inventions received a negative evaluation? 9 In the past 5 years how paying clients received a licensing deal as a direct result of the invention promotion or licensing firm? 9 In the past 5 years how paying clients received a net financial profit making back more money than was paid to the licensing or promotion firm for services? 9 In the past 5 years how many inventions were presented to the promotion or licensing company? 9 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. 9 Refusal to share this information goes against the American Inventors Protection Act of 1999. Please notify us if any company refuses to furnish this required information.