Make sure that you are aware of what a patent does and doesn't protect you from.
According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, “A patent is a property right granted by the Government of the United States of America to an inventor ‘to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted.”
Children’s natural instinct to brainstorm and create should be nurtured by parents and teachers alike. Coming up with new product ideas and inventions is a great way to instill a love of science, math, marketing and the entrepreneurial spirit. It also teaches cooperation and instill tremendous conf