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Patent Licensing – The Ultimate Guide

Patent licensing is considered one of the most viable means of commercializing a patent. In short, a patent holder seeking to license his patent will not exploit it himself. That is, he will not try to create, market, and sell...

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How to Conduct a Patent Search

One of the most common obstacles facing the new inventor is how to conduct a patent search. There are many reasons why an inventor would want to do this. The most obvious reason is to justify spending a great deal...

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Royalty Rates Made Easy – The Guide

One of the most important steps in licensing a patent or idea is establishing the royalty rate you will receive in return for granting a licensee the right to manufacture and sell your invention. In this article we will explain...

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Sample Patent Licensing Agreement

Patent licenses can seem confusing or scary. Therefore, one helpful way of clearing up the confusion is to dive right in and examine what a real, actual patent license looks like and consists of. In this article, we’ll look at...

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10 Greatest Medical Inventions

This infographic takes a look at the 10 Greatest Medical Inventions of the last 50 years. The infographic, created by HealthExecNews.com, does a good job outlining the impact each of these inventions has had on society since being invented. It...

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Top Inventions of 2013

Throughout 2013, a multitude of indispensable inventions have been released to alleviate the stresses of any element of our day to day lives. Here is a look at the top inventions of 2103: 1-Automatic Automatic is a device which you...

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Is the Accelerated Patent Process Right for You?

For those innovators who might not be able to hold out for a two year patent process, the government offers an accelerated patent process.  As of August 2006 the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has offered potential patent...

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Standard Licensing Agreement Terms

Do you feel like you are throwing darts trying to come up with reasonable terms and performance obligations for your patent license agreement? If so, there is no need to panic. Patent licensing is an established field with standardized terms...

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Patent Statistics

In this article, we share helpful patent statistics from The US Patent Office. The US Patent Office was officially established in 1790, by Article One: Section Eight of the US Constitution. The Establishment of the USPTO was to “promote the progress...

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Top 10 Venture Capital Investments of 2012

The following data is based on reports from Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the National Venture Capital Association, and the Angel Investor & Venture Capital Network, Startups.co. The top 10 venture capital investments of 2012 incorporated data from the first three quarters. Fourth...

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