June 2017

New product development is an uncertain endeavor and the use of ISK’s services typically does not result in a license agreement, sales on any market or profit to the inventor. ISK does not perform analysis of the feasibility, marketability, patentability or profitability of ideas submitted to it. The information provided in this site is not legal advice, but general information on legal issues and is not a substitute for an attorney or law firm. Use of this website, articles, and/or the reading thereof, shall not be construed as offering, containing or receiving of legal advice, and shall not create any attorney-client relationship or privilege and any communications are not protected by the attorney-client privilege or work product doctrine. If you are considering protecting your intellectual property, you should consult with a patent attorney. This website cannot provide legal advice and can only provide self-help services at your specific direction. Note that your access to and use of this website is subject to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The American Inventors Protection Act of 1999 gives you certain rights when dealing with invention promoters. Before an invention promoter can enter into a contract with you, it must disclose the following information about its business practices during the past five years:

  • how many inventions it has evaluated 300,
  • how many of those inventions got positive or negative evaluations 300,
  • its total number of customers 300,
  • how many of those customers received a net profit from the promoter’s services 30, and
  • how many of those customers have licensed their inventions due to the promoter’s service 3

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By Mat Grell, Patent Attorney