Monthly Archives: May 2010

Utility Patents, Part II

Sean R Mize asked: Provisional Utility PatentsProvisional utility patents are common for inventors who need a quick patent, but do not have time to wait for a regular one. By filing a provisional patent, the invention is granted a “temporary” … Continue reading

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Advantages of a Provisional Patent

Scott Thorpe asked: If you have a valuable invention, you probably should get a patent. A patent is the ideal way for protecting most inventions. There are exceptions. Some innovations are better protected as a secret, such as hidden methods. … Continue reading

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Help With Your First Invention – Provisional Patent Application

Robert Stewart asked: IntroductionIn this article I will try to explain purpose of Provisional Patent Application, its benefits and drawbacks. Provisional Patent Application allows inventors to start patent process without incurring the high cost of patent lawyers. However, because Provisional … Continue reading

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Patent Filing Requirements in India

Sudhir Aswal asked: To minimize the cost of Patent filing and prosecution in India, there are number of things an attorney should take in to account.In the event you are filing a PCT national phase application, provide your associate in … Continue reading

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