The Benefits of Developing a Product Sample

The Benefits of Developing a Product Sample

When the Davison design team makes the first prototype, they just need to answer one simple question: “Does it work?” The first prototype is a “proof of concept” model that determines if the invention can work as intended. It may not look exactly like the final prototype and it certainly isn’t made from the same …

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What Guarantees About My Invention Can Davison Make Me?

What Guarantees About My Invention Can Davison Make Me?

Davison is a product development company with designs that have sold in over a 1,000 retail and online stores. Working with Davison gives inventors professional quality services, because of Davison’s more than twenty years of experience designing, engineering, building and testing new inventions. However, even with a great track record of success in transforming ideas …

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Does Davison Buy My Idea?

Does Davison Buy My Idea?

So you have a product idea and want to turn it into a real product selling on store shelves. But having the idea and turning it into something real are the beginning and end of a very long road. There are many steps along the way; such as product and patent searches, prototype building, and …

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Does Davison’s Invention Service Cost Money?

Does Davison’s Invention Service Cost Money?

It’s a question that we’re frequently asked, “Is there a fee for your invention service?” Simply, yes, we do charge fees for the services we provide.  However, it’s important to point out that you can securely submit your idea to Davison for a no-cost consultation (read free). Once we discuss your idea and determine whether it …

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Why You Should Prototype Your Invention

Why You Should Prototype Your Invention

Imagine you were looking to buy a new car, and the only information you received about your prospective purchase came from a 2D dealer’s brochure – no test drive, no tire-kicking, no chance to see if your favorite coffee mug fits in the car’s cup holders. You probably wouldn’t buy it. Prospective buyers of your …

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Should I Make a Prototype of My Idea?

Should I Make a Prototype of My Idea?

If you’ve already embarked on the journey of pursuing your invention idea, you know the process can be an exciting, but confusing one. If you haven’t yet started, you may find yourself stuck in either the excited or confused category. A common question for new inventors is “Should I make a prototype of my idea?”  …

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Validating – 29 Ways to Stay Creative

Validating – 29 Ways to Stay Creative

We all believe a lot of what we read. Whether it’s in a newspaper or online, there’s something appealing about the published word. The following list of 29 ways to stay creative has been floating around the Internet. And, it is pretty good, but who validates the efficacy of the tips? We do, while adding …

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Defiant Design: The Wright Brothers’ First Flight Flew Above Criticism

Defiant Design: The Wright Brothers’ First Flight Flew Above Criticism

At Davison, we encourage people with ideas to pursue their dreams and create … A Better Way. Inventing is no easy task, and there are many hurdles standing in the way of budding creators — oftentimes a naysayer. Overcoming negative reactions to your idea can be difficult. But the Wright brothers didn’t let Thomas Edison …

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What is a Provisional Patent?

What is a Provisional Patent?

Since June 8, 1995, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has offered inventors the option of filing a provisional application for patent which was designed to provide a lower-cost first patent filing in the United States, according to the USPTO website. “Technically, there is no such thing as a ‘provisional patent.’ The patent …

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Davison Featured in Pittsburgh’s Soul Pitt Quarterly

Davison Featured in Pittsburgh’s Soul Pitt Quarterly

  Davison was featured in an article in the summer edition of Soul Pitt Quarterly, Pittsburgh’s Premier Minority A&E Magazine. In the piece, Soul Pitt’s writer (Mimi Gray) spoke with CEO and Founder George Davison, President Frank Vescio, Senior Director of New Products Steve Smith and Director of New Products Hassan Walker to pick their …

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