The Inventor's Complete Handbook: How to Develop, Patent, and Commercialize Your Ideas (Paperback)
With 50 years of experience as an inventor and well over 60 U.S. patents, Dr. James L. Cairns shares his vast know-how to help you come up with, develop, and benefit from your ideas. You'll learn... The entire inventing process The importance of planning for all contingencies before ever investing capital How to protect your creation by filing a patent All the information about this multi-faceted process, from design patents to international patents, is laid out in an easy-to-follow format rigorously proofed by several lawyers.
Award winning Physicist/Oceanographer Dr. James L. Cairns is a lifelong inventor with more than 60 issued and pending U.S. Patents. Most of his technical contributions have been components for deep-ocean power and communications networks. They enabled offshore oil and gas operations to move into the very deep sea, greatly expanding the global area accessible for offshore energy production. His systematic approach to inventing, based on over five decades of successful experience, provides a useful and inspiring model for other independent inventors.