DiscoverProduct Startup060: How to Professionally Licence Your New Product
060: How to Professionally Licence Your New Product

060: How to Professionally Licence Your New Product

Update: 2021-01-19
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Tom shares valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers can licence their inventions and products to get into the market - How licencing is actually done properly and professionally to get into the distributors, retailers, or big product brands with your product.

You’ll hear Kevin and Tom talk about:


  • How far do you need to develop your product in order to start talking to potential licencing partners and brands?

  • Protecting your intellectual property, and when to do it in the licencing cycle.

  • Which partners, manufacturers, and brands to first reach out to with a new product.

  • The best product tradeshows to showcase your product.


Tom is the Founder and Executive Producer of the Make48 TV Show, a show where contestants have 48 hours to come up with an invention idea and build a prototype to showcase it to the judges. The show is on PBS, Amazon Prime, and many other networks around the world. Tom also is the President of Handy Camel, a company that distributes client products all over the world. Simply put, he is one of the big names in the North American product startup space.


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Thanks for tuning in! See you next time.

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060: How to Professionally Licence Your New Product

060: How to Professionally Licence Your New Product

Kevin Mako of Mako Design + Invent