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GEI42: Patricia Nolan-Brown; From Idea to Invention!

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Patricia Nolan-Brown shares:

  • How to research your idea to make sure no one else is doing it
  • Who is best to approach with your idea
  • Who to avoid when talking to patent attorneys and agents
  • What to do to increase the chances of selling your product to a major buyer
  • The defining characteristics of a successful inventor


Patricia Nolan-Brown has been inventing and marketing problem-solving products for more than 22 years. Among her many inventions is a best-selling car seat mirror, sold internationally, which enables drivers to see infants placed in rear-facing car seats. She has sold tens of millions of products and holds multiple patents and registered trademarks. She is the author of Idea to Invention: What You Need To Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration which has hit #1 on Amazon's Top 100 List.

In addition to being a serial inventor, Nolan-Brown is also a consultant, video-blogger, and motivational speaker for widely diverse groups: from Fortune 500 CEOs to grade-school science-fair hopefuls. She has demystified the invention process for thousands of people and helped them convert their ideas into must-have merchandise.

Her business savvy and warm, humorous style have made Patricia a popular guest on radio shows from Austin to New Zealand, She and her inventions have also been featured in many newspapers and in national magazines and newscasts.