Is it possible to patent an idea?
Yes it is possible, you just need to make a sketch and describe your idea then hand the form to the patent office, a lot of patents now are only ideas.
You have an idea for an educational computer program but you are not a program designer can you patent your idea for the game or do you have to first make the program before seeking a patent?
If you have an idea for an invention, you can try to patent it. This is a complicated process and is not free, so you should consult a patent attorney. In parallel you should build a prototype to demonstrate the idea. Once you have a patent, you can try to sell the idea to a company that produces similar items, or start your own company.
If I didnt patent my Idea before I went to the Company with It Could they steal my Idea and get away with it And If so how do You go about patenting your idea?
One can apply for a Patent when his idea is new and he wants to pursue that idea to make a business but afraid of copycats. In such case he can apply for Patent and then he can be sure that if somebody copies his idea, he can go and sue them with his Patent. There are mainly two types of patents: 1)Utility Patent: If your idea is technical in nature for example a software…
Yes, you can sell your idea without a patent. A patent is a right granted by the government to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale or importing your invention. You do not need to have a patent in order to sell your idea. The purchaser may desire to file a patent. You may also decide to protect your idea using trade secret laws (like the recipe for Coca Cola). Please be sure…
If an individual is seeking a way to patent his or her ideas, this can be accomplished by finding a legitimate patent company that will assist in getting your idea checked and patented for a fee. These companies can be found in the local directory or online, but do the research, some companies or not trustworthy.