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Provisional Patent Video Course

How to get a provisional patent on your invention. See the provisional patent video course that leads you by the hand with over the shoulder examples making the process easy to do within a few hours. Continue reading

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How to Hire a Great Business Lawyer

A good foundation is crucial in starting any business and one of the pillars that keep a business stout and upright is a great business lawyer. As a business owner, you want to allot your focus and energy in running and growing the business while someone else is on top of understanding the legalities that surround the business. Just how crucial is it to have an attorney right at the very beginning of your business journey? Continue reading

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How Do I Write a Good Provisional Patent Application

Wondering where I can look to write a good provisional patent. The USPTO website is confusing and I do not get all the legal jargon and other places just tell me to hire a lawyer. I thought the Provisional Patent … Continue reading

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Obtaining a Patent – Easy, Quick, Profitable

Bill Creen asked: You’ve done a lot of work up to this point. You’ve come up with an innovative new idea. You refined and tested it. You’ve spent time doing online patent-searches. Your idea is patentable and marketable. So now … Continue reading

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Can I use photos when filing a Provisional Patent Application (PPA)?

Einstein asked: Websites on filing patents yourself seem divided in opinion on this matter. Some recommending photographs, others almost insisting I submit drawings in India ink. What’s the bottom line? Provisional patents are only good for a year; not much … Continue reading

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Four Criteria For a Successful Patent

Michael Kapp asked: One of the most difficult decisions for a small business is determining whether to pursue patent protection for a new product idea. Filing for even a single patent can be a financial burden for a small company … Continue reading

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Protect Your Invention – 2 Inexpensive Legal Ways

Arik Bannister asked: There are two legal ways to protect your invention that you will want to consider before spending thousands of dollars on a patent. But before we get into that, you need to understand how intellectual property rights … Continue reading

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The Problem With Provisional Patent Applications

Andrew Schroeder asked: The practice of using provisional applications used to be standard practice. Oftentimes, Provisional patent applications were drafted by the inventors and sent to the USPTO. As such, inventors would save a lot of time and money. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Is it safe to file a provisional patent application on your own and then if your invention is successful?

niksag_3000 asked: Should you hire a lawyer to file a non provisional patent application? What is the process for filing a provisional patent application to a non provisional patent application? Do you have protection if you file a provisional patent … Continue reading

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Can a minor file a provisional patent? Is there any special paperwork that needs to be filed for a minor?

E F asked: Should I list my father(an adult) and I ( a minor) as coinventors?Thomas

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