A non-disclosure agreement, or an “NDA,” is a contracted agreement between private parties that certain information will remain confidential. NDA’s status as contracted agreements means that they are enforceable by law.Read More Non-Disclosure Agreements
In simplest terms, what can be patented is any invention that is a useful, new, and non-obvious action, thing, or product which is not an abstract idea, law of nature, or natural phenomenon.Read More What can Be Patented
What is a Non-Fungible Token (NFT)? In today’s digital world, a non-fungible token (NFT) is a digital asset that is sold and traded online. Most current NFT implementations are secured using blockchain technology. NFTs can be associated with a wide variety of things like art, music, and videos; they are treated similarly to cryptocurrency. An […]Read More Non-Fungible Token
If the idea is patent eligible subject matter, useful, novel, non-obvious, and a complete and proper patent application is filed and allowed; then, yes, you can patent an idea for an invention without having the actual invention.Read More Can You Patent an Idea?
Getting help searching, writing, filing, and prosecuting a patent application for your invention without cost, or for free is possible. There are Pro Bono and Pro Se free patent services available to help to seek patent protection your invention.Read More Free Patent Services
You can get a patent for a new plant. If it is useful, novel, non-obvious, asexually (not seed) reproduced, and it is not alga, bacteria, fungus, or tuber-propagated you may be able to get a plant patent.Read More Can you patent a plant?
What does Infringement mean? Infringement is a violation (encroachment or trespass) of a right or privilege (law, regulation, contract). In the world of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, and copyrights) infringement is making, using, and selling a protected invention or registered mark or copyright without permission. Even when infringement is unintentional, the infringing party is responsible […]Read More Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Infringement
What is a Patent Troll? Since George Washington created the first patent laws in the United States, Americans have been encouraged to innovate and promote technological developments. However, there are people and/or companies that attempt to abuse the patent legal system, called patent trolls. “Patent sharks” or “patent pirates” are other names for patent trolls […]Read More Patent Trolls
A patent (utility, plant, or design) is the legal right to control the making, using, and selling of a patented invention for a limited time. There are three patent types: utility, design, and plant patents.Read More What is a Patent?
Patenting Costs article: How much does it cost to get a patent? $5-8k total (US Patent issued), depending on what kind (plant, design or utility), how complex, and in which countries patent protection is sought.Read More Patent Costs