5 things to do before You start turning Your research into business

Prototron research commercialisation

TalTech Mektory Technology transfer department IP specialist Kersti Peekma.

1. If You are working with new device, material, method (example software solutions) , You should consider applying for patent or utility model; before applying consult with patent attorneys;
2. You should not publish any detailed information about Your inventions, not even in social media – it will ruin the novelty of the idea;
3. Find out is there already existing identical or similar solutions – make a search from patent database espacenet
4. Should You protect your trade mark? Ask advice from trade mark attorney.
5. What is Your trade name and domain? Think about it in early stage.