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Bob Lindsey frequently delivers workshops and presentations - copies are often available for up to ten days after the date of the event. Some are available for longer.


The following documents are available as below:



East Essex Hackspace Opening Sept 2021.p[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]


Visited by Kevin Foley and presented to the Inventors Club at the British Library in September 2021


NDA for client use
Microsoft Word document [33.5 KB]


This is a fairly standard example of a Non-Discosure Agreement which is used to protect your innovation. Note that you may find that some large organisations have company procedures in place which bar their employees from signing such agreements. 



ISO 9000
ISO 9000 - August 2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [375.3 KB]


This document describes the requirements of ISO 9000, which is a family of Quality Management standards designed to help organizations ensure that agreed quality standards are met.


Some buyers are led by such procedures - more details on ISO 9000 wikipedia.



The licensing barrier
Licensing barrier.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [414.7 KB]


Sometimes, if the idea is unique, and the design has strong Intellectual Property Protection, then the best way forward might be to seek a licensing agreement, where a large company will pay royalties to use your design. However, this is not necessarily an easy objective to achieve.



NPD Pie Chart
The NPD pie chart - ldscpe.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [277.2 KB]


I sometimes meet innovators who feel that generating the "new idea" is the major task. In almost all cases, the commercial challenges  will be larger than dea generation, technical problems, and even raising finance.


Start-up Basic P&L
start-up - PL.xlsx
Microsoft Excel sheet [13.3 KB]

<< New text box >>A brief template to check you won't have a hole in your bank account and that you have suffient working capital.


Trademarks the pneunomic (6).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [174.0 KB]


Choosing a Trademark may be an emotive and personal thing. I would recommend a strictly analytical approach to check its suitability


Kingston Invents is a network of innventors which meets at Kingston University on the third Wednesday of the month.


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