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 […]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
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 […]Read More What does Patentability mean?
The term patent pending legally means a product or activity has an open patent application on file with the patent office. Filing an application for patent protection makes an invention “Patent Pending.”Read More What does Patent Pending mean?
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.Read More Patenting Software
The basics on how to start and conduct a prior art or patent search to find out if an invention is novel and non-obvious. By Carson Patents, USPTO Registered Patent Agent, Gregory Carson.Read More How to do a Patent Search
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.Read More Patent Agent Legal Services