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1.Preparing For Toy Fair - Tips and Tricks for Manufacturers!
TDmonthly Magazine has been covering New York Toy Fair for almost two decades. Over the years, exhibitors, experts, and media gurus have shared their top tips for Toy Fair success with TDmonthly...

1/1/2016



2.The Role of IP When Growing Your Business by Going Overseas
Whether attracted by the lure of new market potential or reduced production costs, American businesses of all sizes have considered expansion overseas, especially in China. For businesses that rely upon brand recognition, that have know-how or technical advances, or that have a product with a unique appearance, intellectual property is a must to keep copycats and competitors in check...

12/1/2015






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1.Preparing For Toy Fair - Tips and Tricks for Manufacturers!
TDmonthly Magazine has been covering New York Toy Fair for almost two decades. Over the years, exhibitors, experts, and media gurus have shared their top tips for Toy Fair success with TDmonthly...

1/1/2016



2.The Role of IP When Growing Your Business by Going Overseas
Whether attracted by the lure of new market potential or reduced production costs, American businesses of all sizes have considered expansion overseas, especially in China. For businesses that rely upon brand recognition, that have know-how or technical advances, or that have a product with a unique appearance, intellectual property is a must to keep copycats and competitors in check...

12/1/2015



3.Pedal to the Mettle: The Unbelievable True Story of Automoblox
The story of how Automoblox made their product dream a reality - Updated with advice on working with Hong Kong based trading companies and factories from Trendex Group LTD...

2/1/2014



4.Event Marketing Guru’s Corner: Where Networking Nets
The value of networking is one of the greatest benefits of the entire exhibition medium...

12/1/2013



5.The Role of IP When Growing Your Business by Going Overseas
Whether attracted by the lure of new market potential or reduced production costs, American businesses of all sizes have considered expansion overseas, especially in China. For businesses that rely upon brand recognition, that have know-how or technical advances, or that have a product with a unique appearance, intellectual property is a must to keep copycats and competitors in check...

11/1/2013



6.4 Common Patenting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
As is commonly known, patent rights confer a limited monopoly. It affords the patent holder the exclusive right to make, use, sell or offer for sale any patented toy for a period of 20 years from the earliest filing date of the patent...

9/1/2013



7.It’s Not Child’s Play: A Handbook for Toy Inventors
A toy inventor’s path to success today requires hard work, slavish attention to detail, foolhardy tenacity, a bit of luck and above all, an appreciation of the unique market forces that shape the toy industry...

8/1/2013



8.How to Find and Develop Your Company's Non-Traditional Trademarks
It will come as no surprise to anyone that brand names can have staggering value. Forbes reported in 2011 that the GOOGLE mark was worth over 44 billion and APPLE was worth almost 30 billion...

2/1/2013



9.Preparing For Toy Fair - Tips and Tricks for Manufacturers!
TDmonthly Magazine has been covering New York Toy Fair for almost two decades. Over the years,...

2/1/2013



10.Brand Planning: Protect Your Trademarks and Intellectual Property
Toy manufacturers generally have very large trademark portfolios, which tend to accrete over time. Therefore, it is valuable to take time to view them from 30,000 feet to find out what to prune, what to add, and where to focus marketing energy and dollars...

10/1/2012



11.4 Common Patenting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
As is commonly known, patent rights confer a limited monopoly. It affords the patent holder the exclusive right to make, use, sell or offer for sale any patented toy for a period of 20 years from the earliest filing date of the patent...

7/1/2012



12.America Invents Act: Challenging Patents, Post Grant Review, and More
The next wave of the newest patent laws (America Invents Act (“AIA”)) rolls into effect September 16, 2012. In preparation, the USPTO recently announced proposed rules for implementation. The proposals bring a mix of good news and bad news...

4/1/2012



13.Designing and Submitting Toy Inventions
I once pitched an idea for a wearable racetrack to a toy company. I thought it would be a great fit. It wasn’t. Turns out the product wasn’t themed correctly and the cost was too high. Luckily, I was able to talk with the manufacturer and redesign and simplify the product, and then execute a viable idea for the company that would fit...

4/1/2012



14.Event Marketing Guru’s Corner: Selling Too Much
The pure, anecdotal sales pitch is dead, and few observers are mourning its passing. Have you noticed how difficult it is for anyone with the word “sales” in his or her title to get a simple appointment?...

2/1/2012



15.Requirements and Caveats of the AIA's "Prior User Rights"
Many new AIA provisions will be phased in over the next fifteen months, and implementation details are currently under study to make the transitions go as smoothly as possible...

1/1/2012



16.Exhibition Guru Gives Tips for Toy Fair
If you’re attending Toy Fair for the first time, you may have questions about exhibitor dos and don’ts...

12/1/2011



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