intellectual property

13 01, 2019

How can you prevent other people stealing your ideas?

By |2019-01-13T10:04:32+01:00January 13th, 2019|Creativity|7 Comments

It is one of the most common questions I get asked: Nick, I have a great idea but I don't want to share it with anyone in case they steal it. How can I prevent someone from stealing my idea? Wow, if I had a penny for every time I heard that. In the video [...]

3 02, 2017

How this guy makes a living by stealing other people’s ideas

By |2017-02-03T13:57:59+01:00February 3rd, 2017|Innovation|1 Comment

"Nick, I have a great idea for an innovation, but I am scared someone is going to steal it!" I hear this from fear from entrepreneurs all the time. And it's a tough problem to solve. Especially as it has become so incredibly easy to just copy what is working for other people. Or in [...]

26 08, 2016

How the current patent system actually hurts innovation (and how patent trolls are being fought)

By |2016-11-04T10:37:46+01:00August 26th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

One of the most common questions I get asked when talking to companies about their issues with innovation is "how do we prevent someone stealing our ideas? Should we get them all patented?" Unfortunately, the answer to that isn't so simple. And that is because the current system for getting patents is in many ways [...]