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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

I recommend first to get plugged into different inventors organizations in chicago we have the chicago inventors organization and through these groups you can have just there are abundant resources where you can not only network but also learn from other people on on how licensing works and once you have kind of that kind of support network around you you can also work with an attorney like myself to help make sure that the license terms and um and everything is is there to protect you uh properly uh and also of course if you go the business branding route then um having an llc or a corporation and having the right contracts in place and of course the trademarks all of that is is important to launch a brand properly because time is money and um you want to make sure that first time you do it you are doing it right

About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at