Category: Patentability


Patent Searching

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Our manual patentability search is conducted in records of the U.S. Patent Office, European Patent Office, and the World Intellectual Property Organization. It is a true international search involving the identification of appropriate U.S. and International class codes, extensive research, integrity checks and document selection. Our report includes a written patentability opinion supported by copies […]

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The Patent Process in a Nutshell

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The following steps are taken to obtain a U.S. Patent: The invention is defined and described to a patent professional. This may be by demonstrating a prototype, by written material and hand sketches, and even by simple verbal description for simpler inventions. A preliminary patentability search is conducted to determine if the invention is new […]

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Why Get A Patent

Written by: jwells

A U.S. patent is a grant of a property right to the inventor(s) and is issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It gives the patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, selling, or importing the invention in the United States, its territories and possessions. This right expires 20 years […]

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