It must take a huge amount of courage to stand up in front of the Dragons to showcase a product that you’ve invested so much of your time developing.
A trade secret can be used if it is not appropriate to protect something through intellectual property. You can find information on trade secrets on the IPO website.
Tonight’s episode saw a wide range of products from a variety of entrepreneurs with different experience levels.
Whether its patents, designs, trade marks or copyright, one of the main criteria for intellectual property (IP) is that it has to be unique.
We certainly saw some diverse inventions in the den tonight. From the Loodini to seaweed seasoning, you never know what’s going to come out of the elevator!
Welcome to the fourth instalment of our Dragons’ Den blog, packed with useful IP information and advice. This week I’ll be discussing brands, patents, designs and trade secrets.
After last Sunday's spectacular start to the series, I've been eagerly waiting to see what brilliant businesses and fanciful frights would face the Dragon's tonight. This week, we look at protecting processes, building your brand and copyright protection.