If you are serious about an concept and want to see it turned into a totally fledged invention, it is essential to receive some form of patent protection, at least to the 'patent pending' standing. Without that, it is unwise to advertise or promote the notion, as it is easily stolen. Much more than that, firms you method will not get you significantly - as without the patent pending standing your thought is just that - an concept.
1. When does an thought grow to be an invention?
Whenever an idea gets to be patentable it is referred to as an invention. In practice, this is not always c... [...]