Patents

Information on Patents

There are many misconceptions about what a patent is and is not. Many believe that patents can “protect an idea” in the sense of preventing people from acting on a concept you thought of. Others believe that mailing yourself notes...

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Information About the Patent Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is the governmental agency in charge of granting patents to inventors. As USPTO.gov states, For over 200 years, the basic role of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has remained the...

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How To File Patents

The way you file a patent is by filling out an application and submitting it to the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a fee. Of course, patent applications are not like job applications or credit card applications. This...

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Having Multiple Patents for Sale

One of the issues in regards to having multiple inventions that you’re working on at the same time is the all too familiar focus factor. When you try to move multiple inventions along at once you are spreading your time,...

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Using Someone Else’s Patent to Bring A Product to Market

by Laurence Winslow Often inventors and innovators will come up with a way to make a better mousetrap. Often they will find others hold patents to a critical component to make this better mousetrap innovation or invention. Therefore they need...

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Working With A Patent Attorney

by Sujith Pillai Patent attorney - hiring one is very expensive. Still, you need one for filing your patent. So, how do you go about hiring one? Most newbies consult with a patent attorney as soon as they have an...

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