Pelham West helps companies grow their business through the licensing
of new products from independent inventors. As product scouts, Pelham
West matches new products and inventions from independent inventors to
the needs of manufacturers and distributors who are our clients. Our
clients undertake licensing contracts for the patents (or patent
potential) of these products.
Pelham West also provides product evaluation and invention
evaluation services to companies. Some companies wish to outsource the
review of outside inventions or new product submissions in order to
reduce employee workload while maintaining the opportunity to license
outside products. Some companies seek an independent review of
submissions. Companies are welcome to contact Pelham West to explore
As product scouts, we use two approaches:
(1) We identify and evaluate new products and inventions from
independent inventors that can be successful in the marketplace, and
(2) We match those products to businesses interested in growing
their revenues through the licensing of appropriate products that match
their needs and sales avenues.
Product scouts by definition are paid by client companies rather
than by inventors. Following this tradition, Pelham West does not charge
inventors or new product developers for its services when matching their
products to the needs of its client companies.
In working for established client companies, we focus on specific
market areas. As a result, we are very selective about the products we
chose to match with our clients. While our clients vary as to the stage
of development the invention or new product should reach prior to their
review, the most important criteria is that research has been undertaken
that establishes the potential for a patent (or patents) on the
We look forward
to meeting you at our workshops!
In the past years, we have presented at the
Minnesota Inventors Congress, the
Yankee Invention Exposition
and the Ingenuity Expo.
We also have spoken at inventor groups such as
IRN, and the
Minnesota Inventors Network.