Appreciate the response.
The idea does have a provisional patent, which is just a placeholder for the idea for 12 months until deciding if I want to file with the USPTO. I obviously understand that you can't put one invention inside another invention and call it your own invention. However...
Laser noobie here working on a new invention. The idea is in the provisional patent stage, so I will keep details vague.
The idea requires a laser pointer capable of the following:
fits inside a fiberglass or hard plastic tube (< 2" in diameter)
projects through the transparent...