The headlong rush to product design causes many products to fail. Product design is a process. And, much groundwork should be done before committing to design for manufacture. We suggest the following: 1. conduct a patent search to determine whether your product has a new feature that may ultimately be protected. This is particularly important […]Read more ›
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IdeaPrototype is a company specialising in affordable prototyping.
We create “funding prototypes” – aimed at proving concepts and exciting funders. This is the stage before “design for manufacture”.
IdeaPrototype was spun out of Sibanda & Zantwijk Patent Attorneys in 2007. The team includes:
– Monica Monsanto (industrial designer)
– Paulo Lopes (patent attorney with MSc in Mechanical Engineering)
– Anthony van Zantwijk (patent attorney and Civil Engineer)
Our main business is protecting ideas, so trust us to maintain your invention confidential.