Mind never sleeps. Even when you are sleeping it keeps the thinking process on. So at any moment of your life you might come up with a brilliant invention idea. As ideas are perishable and can be copied as they can’t have patent protection, it is necessary to mature an idea into invention.
An inventor can always have its invention patented but the same might not apply to an idea. Therefore the key point is, do convert your idea into inventions. So, to convert an idea into invention, one needs to elaborate the idea so that it gets a mature shape.
Just adding more facts to it will make it vague, which could loot its identity from it. Vagueness is something should always be avoided by the inventor. If the aim is to get patent then the idea has to be explained to others so that it got be gauged as a useful and unique tool, which holds promise of bring revolution.
For converting an invention idea, one might be required to hire skilled workers or employees. Suppose you have come up with the idea of developing fastest washing machine. The drawing and the model would be designed by the professionals. Similarly, a final outlook to the machine would be given by the engineers. Therefore, hiring or the presence of the skilled professionals is must
Moreover, the invention thus converted from the idea would be required to be tested so that the actual usefulness could be measured. Besides, sometimes the inventions ideas lag behind by the actual outcome. So, the changes in the invention thus formed would be made by the engineers.
Finally, when your invention idea has been converted into a tangible invention then you can fill a patent application. The patent application is filled so that the invention could be given the pedestal of novelty.
We all work for fame, name and money. If your invention doesn’t get the name and fame then there is least possibility of you earning money from it. So, do make sure that your invention ideas are capable of drawing attention and of bringing revolution in the particular field. If all the purpose is met then the success of your invention is for sure. To conclude, I would just say do convert your invention ideas into invention as early as possible because time waits for none and time can bring name, fame and money.