Strange, crazy, or funny, there are some odd things and ideas that people get patents on. Even people that come up with weird ideas want to make sure that no one else can steal them! Just because you patent an item doesn’t mean that it is going to make you rich though.
Most of the time the concept of getting a patent is to protect and idea you had for an invention that could make you money. Just because you have a great idea does not mean you need to run out and get a patent on it. If you patented every idea you ever have you’d probably go broke.
Make sure that you have taken all the other steps there are to take before you go for the patent. You want to know your idea is going to work and be ready to announce it to the world. Otherwise, you will end up with one of these items. [Read more…] about Why People Patent Things That Will Make You Laugh