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The No-Mess Dripless Cutting Board

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Every March, thousands gather at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center, to view the latest in home goods and housewares at The International Home + Housewares Show.  The annual event includes…

What Would $20,000 Do For Your Venture?

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If you are (or know) a degree-seeking college student in Kansas or Missouri who has an idea for a product or business they want to launch, the Regnier Institute for…

Product Licensing and Open Innovation With Warren Tuttle

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When it comes to licensing, there’s no one better to ask than the Open Innovation Director and President of the United Inventors Association, Warren Tuttle.  Dedicated to connecting independent inventors with…

The Legalities Of License Agreements

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If you’re an inventor there’s a good chance you want to license your product but navigating through licensing agreements might appear confusing and understandably so.  Licensing requires specific legal language,…

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