How to register an IP?

How to register an IP?

Submission Guidelines

Below, find a handful of requirements your innovation must meet before we can go further with our advisory. Your innovation:

1. Must be your own
You must be the original creator of the idea submission and have the exclusive right to submit it to You agree not to upload images that belong to someone else as a part of your idea.

2. Must be original
The purpose of is first and foremost to commercialize ideas. This means we’re looking for new ideas that solves a real problem. We cannot commercialize ideas/innovations that already exist. We therefore cannot offer advice on ideas / innovations that have the following properties:

  • Virtually the same product is being sold already

  • Current products solve the problem in a better way

  • A published patent or concept already exists for the idea

  • The idea is not different enough to compete in an already saturated market

  • The idea combines different existing features together without a clear benefit

Please make sure your idea is one of a kind before submitting. Search the web for existing patents, products, and concepts.

3. Must be complete – no placeholders
While you may edit content after submitting your idea, please don’t submit incomplete ideas. Incomplete submissions with minimal images and text or ones that say “images coming soon” (or something similar) are not permitted.

4. Keep it appropriate
We will not handle ideas/innovations related to the below topics. We will decide how a submission fits these standards at our discretion.

  • Death, killing, blood, terrorism, or torture

  • Racism, bullying, or cruelty to animals

  • Pornography and Nudity

  • Tribalism and discrimination

5. Make it clear and legible
Be precise and take your time. Clear grammar and spelling are essential to our ability to understand your idea. Your submission title, description, problem, and solution text should be clearly understood. Please make sure your submission is in English.

6. Must fit into one or 2 categories

7. Duplicate Content

We do not allow posting duplicate copies of the same content to, whether from a single account or across multiple accounts.

8. Copyright and trademark infringement

Respect the copyrights and trademarks of others. Per our Terms of Service, we require users to have permission to post the content they publish on Medium.

9. Photo guidelines

Your photos will look best on ideasmarketplace if they meet the following standards:

  • Format: JPG or PNG.

  • Size: Between 10 KB and 5 MB.

  • Minimum resolution:  720 px tall, 720 px wide.

  • Quality: The photo should be in focus and well lit, and have no significant alterations or excessive use of filters. In other words, the image should represent reality.

10. Video guidelines

Make sure your videos meet the following requirements:

  • Duration: Up to 30 seconds long

  • File size: Up to 75 MB

  • Resolution: 720p or higher

11. Optimize uploaded photos for SEO

Ensure uploaded photos are optimized for SEO by naming them with keywords and tagging them in the appropriate category. Don’t upload photos with generic file names and instead, think of a proper keyword.

12. Uploading Invention Ideas

When uploading content to our site, it is your responsibility to ensure that any invention ideas drawings, text, and photos you are submitting are your own original ideas. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.