Step 1: Get in touch, and we will work to understand the device and its production implementation. We’ll work with our manufacturers and subsuppliers to make the device a reality.
Step 2: You publish your device, and note in the acknowledgments your distribution deal.
Step 3: Simultaneously, the device will go immediately to market on date of paper publication.
We highly discourage seeking patent protection for scientific apparatuses. In our experience, this does not improve the profitability of the device. In fact, it increases the cost and thus decreases utilization. These devices are not consumer-oriented devices, this raises the cost of the device for a limited user base. Costs cannot be diffused into the larger consumer market.
Conduct Science encourages minimal patent protection or sometimes no protection at all. Rather we prefer endorsements, trademarks, or any other low-cost option. the device is driven by sales and distribution in which we would then Profit Share the sales of those products/licenses with the originating institution.