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Invention Designs Free to Use by Anyone for the Benefit of Mankind

Invention Designs Free to Use by Anyone for the Benefit of Mankind

Mako Design + Invent
October 5, 2021

Magnus Sköld, our Senior Industrial Designer, recently shared an interesting Quora thread with our team. Quora is a platform where users can ask and answer questions amongst themselves. The topic... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 5, 2021
5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019

For most invention makers, coming up with the concept is easy after they’ve had their ‘Eureka’ moment; the hard part is what to do afterward. With our 10 years of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019
Canadian Government Invests $85.3 Million into New Intellectual Property Strategy

Canadian Government Invests $85.3 Million into New Intellectual Property Strategy

Mako Design + Invent
October 2, 2018

For innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups Intellectual Property, colloquially known as IP, is crucial to business success. To keep Canadian innovators competitive in the global innovation economy the Canadian Federal... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 2, 2018
What Type of Patent Should I File?

What Type of Patent Should I File?

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2018

Knowing what type of patent to file to protect your industrial design is important and a step to not be missed. But navigating the different types of patents can be... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
January 19, 2018
Why File Design Patents?

Why File Design Patents?

Mako Design + Invent
November 17, 2017

Every good prototype design firms knows your invention deserves to be protected. Your blood, sweat, and tears went into it and it’s better to be safe than sorry for protecting... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 17, 2017
Should I file a patent? Patenting simplifed, John Boadway

Should I file a patent? Patenting simplifed, John Boadway

Mako Design + Invent
June 6, 2014

A patent gives its owner exclusive rights to make, use and sell an invention claimed and described in the patent document. These rights last for a limited time (typically 20... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 6, 2014
4 Patented Inventions That Make You Scratch Your Head

4 Patented Inventions That Make You Scratch Your Head

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2014

Let’s face it: Not every idea is a bright idea. In fact, some ideas may be best left on a piece of paper in the back of a desk drawer.... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 19, 2014
Avoid Common Patent Application Mistakes

Avoid Common Patent Application Mistakes

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2012

The patent application process is not simple or straightforward, and plenty of inventors have made mistakes that ended up costing them their patent. Even a well-researched and careful attempt to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 16, 2012