His resulting invention, a kite-powered sled able to reach speeds of more than 100 km/h in one of the world's most hostile climates.
The subject matter must also be original, an unmodified, previously existing invention is never patentable.
One new invention that raises the question is the LawnBott.
Radio stations have had to re-adapt the way they operate since the invention and technology of the Internet.
If after investing lots on money and efforts, one cannot commercialize their invention due to unforeseen problems with third party patents.
The resulting 'Patent Pending' status will give you an entire year to negotiate with third parties on taking your invention to market.