Inventing New Products/Inventions/Prototype


I have a slipper invention idea,where the slipper would show the time on the front of it. My question is,where would I look on the internet or in the yellow pages for somebody to help make the prototype?


Do the Yellow Pages still exist? (ha, ha).

It depends on the material you intend to use for the slipper. For example, if the slipper is fabric look for a fabric prototyper such as a small "contract" shop or a shoe prototyper in your closest city or use Google to find one. That's all I did and it took one try to generate:

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Penny Ballou


The Invention Process; Royalties; Licensing Inventions/Products; Pricing; Direct to Market; Marketing/Promotions; Patent Searching; DIY patent writing; Types of patents/costs/how to's; Funding (grants and Angel investors); Prototyping; Off-Shore sourcing.


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Invention development: well-studied and applied in all aspects of the process and an inventor myself with one invention in patent pending and others ramping up. Lived and attended schools in Mainland China and the UK.

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