If you are significant about an thought and want to see it turned into a totally fledged invention, it is essential to obtain some kind of patent safety, at least to the 'patent pending' standing. With no that, it is unwise to market or market the notion, as it is very easily stolen. Much more than that, businesses you approach will not consider you seriously - as without having the patent pending standing your idea is just that - an concept.
1. When does an concept grow to be an invention?
Whenever an notion becomes patentable it is referred to as an invention. In practice, this is not... [...]