A patent is an exclusive right to apply, distribute and produce the invention. To obtain a patent your invention must meet a certain number of strict conditions. It must be novel, inventive and have industrial applicability.
If your idea complies with the previously mentioned conditions, it would be wise to contact a legal specialist. A legal specialist will be able to help you make a choice in how to legally protect your invention.
The development of an invention is usually very time consuming and energy-draining. It is very usefull to register predesigns with CC Proof. When the invention is finished a patent may be acquired.