One way to keep someone from taking your idea is to develop the idea. “4 Ways to Keep Someone from Taking Your Million $ Idea” is a training program that helps an individual formulate a strategy to develop and protect his or her idea. This product explains the various steps of the product development process and the activities during each step. An 85-slide audio/visual presentation explains the ways one can protect their idea in each phase of the development process. Modules in this program provide guidelines for protection of an idea from conception through commercialization. In addition to the slide presentation, this product contains more than 85 pages of reference materials that provide further discussions of the product development process and explanations of how one can protect his or her idea. This product has a workbook section that guides a person through each step of the development process for their particular idea. Also included is a discussion of the 25 questions an investor or company will ask you about your idea. In addition, this resource contains guidelines for working with invention development companies. Lastly, this product contains a section of sample legal agreements and legal issues that arise at each step in the product development and commercialization process.
God gives us ideas that when developed will result in products and services that will bless all of society. However, many people encounter various obstacles when attempting to pursue their ideas and dreams. Darcell Walker shares his valuable insight into the spiritual, business, and legal aspects of developing ideas in Godly Ideas: Developing and Protecting Your God-Given Ideas. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and expertise as a patent attorney, entrepreneur and practicing theologian, Walker provides guidance that enables us to be good stewards of our God-given ideas. Laid out in an easy-to-understand format, Godly Ideas: Developing and Protecting Your God-Given Ideas offers what other guidebooks on the subject do not – the confidence to faithfully pursue your dreams.
“Start Pursuing Your Passion Today” is an instructional workbook and resource that explains and guides an individual through the various phases of the product development process. The workbook section has an exercise containing over 30 questions related to the reader’s idea. The questions help the reader more thoroughly evaluate their idea and identify issues that need to be addressed in the development of your idea. The reader uses these answers to help formulate a plan for the development of the idea. The questions help:
1) identify various products based on the idea;
2) identify advantages of products based on the idea;
3) determine best way(s) to protect the idea (patents, copyrights, trademarks, contracts);
4) determine strategies for commercializing products (i.e. licensing) and presenting the idea to companies and investors;
5) identifying areas in the process where assistance from others is necessary.
The information from this exercise will enable the reader to develop actions plans for each step of the development process. “Start Pursuing Your Passion Today” is an 80-page resource that also has a reference section that provides additional written materials that further explain each of the five development steps. Start developing a plan to turn your dream idea into reality. An optional audio presentation that provides verbal instructions and guidance for responding to the questions.
This question has a practical answer and a legal answer. The formal arrangement between the pastor and the congregation will usually determine this ownership issue. However, one can expand this question to ownership of many other works created through activities by musicians, church staff, teachers and volunteers. In a new resource, "Does the Pastor Own the Sermon" provides guidance to ministries and other non-profit organizations on how to develop and clearly own works created through organization activities. This notebook format resource comprises over 25 instructional slide images that will help churches and other non-profit organizations identify, assess and establish clear ownership of their creative works. In addition to the set of slides, this product contains more than 50 pages of reference materials and sample legal documents that provide further discussions on the ownership of works created through ministry and community activities. This resource will address "How organizations can secure clear ownership of their creative works." You will learn:
• Various ministry/community areas where creativity occurs
• How to establish ownership of creative works
• Reasons to secure and protect ownership of ministry creativity
• Different forms of protection for ministry creativity