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Louis Foreman
Product Development and Innovation Expert

Louis Foreman is a prolific inventor, product developer, innovation enthusiast and small business entrepreneur. In 20 years, Louis has created nine successful startups and has been directly responsible for the creation of more than 20 others. In recent years, he’s been called upon by Congress to share his point of view on patent reform, by USA Today for commentary on entrepreneurship and often to address schools and universities to propel the advancement of innovation for all ages. Louis J. Foreman's Bio 2012

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Bloomberg Businessweek- April 6th, 2014

April 06–Congress is weighing whether to make the losing party in a patent lawsuit pay the winning side’s attorney’s fees. It’s one of several proposals aimed at curbing so-called patent trolls — also known as non-practicing entities, or NPEs — that have polarized the debate in Congress. In December, the House passed a bill containingContinue Reading

Patent Reform: Innovation or Litigation?

Patent Reform: Innovation or Litigation?

Louis Foreman-Keynote Speech at the PORTAL Building Dedication- February 28, 2014

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The Perfect Bacon Bowl featured on Forbes.com!

Edison Nation’s process, with Perfect Bacon Bowl as an example, highlighted in the article “How Average Americans Are Profiting From Zany Ideas”  The Perfect Bacon Bowl featured on Forbes.com  

The Perfect Bacon Bowl – The sweet smell of success!!

The Perfect Bacon Bowl- Sweet Smell of Success- Video The Perfect Bacon Bowl sizzles in popularity!! See what David Letterman, Arsenio Hall, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmell, Donnie Wahlberg and Steve Carrell have in common…

Bacon Bowl on the David Letterman Show

Letterman unveils the “Bacon Bowl” on Late Night!

New Dominion Bank appoints Louis Foreman to their Board of Directors

NewDominion Bank has appointed 2 new directors, Ken Beuley and Louis Foreman. The appointments follow the completion of a $10.5 million capital raise for the small Charlotte-based bank. It now has 16 members on its board Foreman is the founder and CEO of Enventys, a Charlotte-based product development firm. Beuley is the CFO of TheContinue Reading

The Charlotte Observer story “At Charlotte’s Edison Nation Medical, inventors prescribe new solutions for medical marketplace” is now online!

Inventors prescribe solutions A year ago, Charlotte inventor and entrepreneur Louis Foreman, the mind behind product development firm Enventys and the reality TV show “Everyday Edisons,” decided to venture into a completely different realm: the business of health care. He had come in contact with people who had ideas for the industry – from surgicalContinue Reading

Huffington Post- Inside Edison Nation: Charlotte’s Willy Wonka Style Warehouse of Inventions

Hop the ragged chain-link fence behind Panthers stadium, scale a gravel embankment, scramble across the old train tracks, and you’ll come upon a nondescript warehouse with an unmarked door. This is Edison Nation, and inside, you’ll find a winding labyrinth of high-tech design studios, 3-D printing labs, and ultra-modern offices bursting with products that haveContinue Reading

Charlotte Observer- What Makes for Successful Inventor?

Louis Foreman, a prolific inventor and CEO of Edison Nation, has more than a decade of experience with product design and development. Edison Nation operates EdisonNation.com, an online community for innovators; produces “Everyday Edisons,” a reality series on public television; and publishes Inventors Digest, a trade publication. He shared with Ask the Experts the topContinue Reading