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July 2010 | Vol. IX - No. 7
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Steps to the Next Great Idea

An Inventor's Take on Risk and Research

In the August issue of TDmonthly Magazine, toy designer Peter Wachtel, who's created playthings for Hasbro, Mattel and MGA Entertainment, shares the ins and outs of inventing. His experiences highlight the road from research to prototype, and how to "flop" and keep going.

Also see comments from intellectual property attorney Susan Pan in How to Research, Patent and Pitch Your Idea: Inventor Shares 7 Steps for Getting a Product to Market.

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Peter WachtelWriter's Bio: Peter Wachtel (aka “KID Toyology") is an award-winning creative toy and entertainment designer, inventor and teacher. He has designed more than 500 products for the toy, entertainment and design education industries, many of which can be found at Peter was recently the chair/academic director and design instructor at Ai Hollywood for Graphic & Industrial Design, and has taught toy design at Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design and Otis College of Art & Design. Read more articles by this author

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