The Classic Guide to Cashing in on Your Million Dollar Idea
If you have an idea or invention for a great new product, anapp, an online business, or a reality show, How to License YourMillion Dollar Idea delivers the information you need to snag agreat licensing deal. Now in its third edition, this book hasbecome the go-to source for budding inventors and entrepreneurs whohave great ideas and want to cash in on them—without puttingthemselves at financial risk. Licensing is how you can make thathappen, and this book explains exactly how it's done, by a masterin this business.
You'll get tested advice on how to protect and find a licenseefor your invention or your new product idea—or your idea fora new TV game show, website, software, and more. You'll also learnhow to develop your creative thinking skills and objectivelyevaluate your ideas for their originality and commercial value. Youmight be sitting on an idea gold mine. This book shows you howto mine that gold and turn it into big royalty checks.
"How to License Your Million Dollar Idea acts as astep-by-step guide for any new inventor. After reading it I landedmy first big licensing deal!"
—Karen Norris, inventor of the Stack Mates StorageSystem
"As an active inventor, I appreciate the fact that Harvey's bookdemystifies licensing techniques and has saved me thousands ofdollars in legal fees. I believe that this book is a must-read forany inventor."
—Michael Scarzello-Kaczkowski, inventorofRealLifeSkin
"Harvey's great book, How to License Your Million DollarIdea, gave me the guidance and confidence to negotiate asuccessful licensing deal."
—Matt Butler, inventor of the Rollors game
"Harvey's book is the best one I have ever read oninventions—it challenged me to pursue my idea in a way Iwould have never imagined. I have been in business for three yearsnow, fulfilling my dream of helping others with my products."
—Stephanie Longstreet, inventor of Flip Bingo
"How to License Your Million Dollar Idea has a specialplace in my home library. Harvey takes you step-by-step from'nothing but an idea' to getting a licensing deal."
—Jess Kennedy Williams, inventor of the Lap CatBed
"Using Harvey's special step-by-step coaching, my new inventionwent from obscurity to global placement. And I did it all fromhome!"
—M. AmyLee, inventor of SongPods
"Harvey's new book, How to License Your Million DollarIdea, is a must-read for any new or experiencedinventor."
—Maureen Kalagian, inventor of the Accordikup
"How to License Your Million Dollar Idea was stolen fromme at school, but not before Harvey's wise teachings gave me theinspiration to charge ahead with my new invention. I always thoughtI truly gifted that stranger that stole the book from me."
—Kim Edomwonyi, inventor of Cheese Nachos Now
has created and successfully licensed more than 100 of his own commercial ideas, including a wildly successful line of inflatable furniture. He is the former president of several manufacturing, importing, anddistribution companies, and regularly contributes to Inventor's Digest
magazine. He teaches industrial design and marketing at Philadelphia's Art Institute, and acts as a licensing agent for the works of other inventors and idea people.