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What is a Patent?

Types of Patents 35 U.S.C. 101 – Inventions Patentable Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent therefore, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title. – USPTO Manual of Patent Examining Procedure International Patent Applications An […]

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Patent Costs

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.

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What does Patentability mean?

What is patentable? For Patent Applications in the U.S. Patentability – What is patentable? The United States uses four criteria to determine patentability. The four criteria under U.S. law are 1. patent eligible subject matter, 2. usefulness, 3. novelty, and 4. non-obviousness. The criteria for International (PCT) patent applications are slightly different and will be discussed in […]

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Patenting Software

Patenting software, is the same as patenting anything else, and, it can all be done online from the comfort of your home or workshop. The complex nature of the requirements means you might want professional help.

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Patent Agent Legal Services

Patent Agent Legal Services? When it comes to legal rights, in pertinent part, property rights, there are licensed professionals who offer help in exercising or protecting your rights. Lawyers. For patents there are patent practitioners (agent or attorney) to deal with these special rights.

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