5 Steps for Commercializing an Invention

"The light bulb above your head is glowing so bright that it's threatening to blind everyone around you. But what should you do with your great invention idea? Before you start blabbing about your invention to the wrong person or run to the first company that offers to buy it, you need to do one thing: Protect it."

Andy Gibbs, CEO of PatentCafe.com breaks down the process to five steps.

Step 1: Document It
Step 2: Research It
Step 3: Make a Prototype
Step 4: File a Patent
Step 5: Market Your Invention

Read more in this article from entrepreneur.com.