What Can be Patented?

What is Patent Eligible Subject Matter? An invention must be patent eligible subject matter. The first of the four criteria to determine what can be patented is whether or not the invention is patent eligible subject matter. Patent eligible subject matter is any process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter that is not an abstract …

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What Does Patentability Mean?

Determining Patentability is Best Done by an Expert Do you need to know if your invention or idea is patentable? In the United States, a patentability expert is a USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner who practices in prosecuting patent applications. Our patent expert has successfully prosecuted many patent applications and can help you find out. For …

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How to do a Patent Search

Everything Necessary to do a Patent Search Yourself There are three basic elements of input for the search engines. For this how to do a patent search, you will need the following three things: A good description of the invention. A list of keywords about the invention. A classification for the invention. A Good Description …

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Business Name Branding

What is a Business Name – Name Branding A business name is the legally registered moniker for your business. In addition to being what you want people to know you as, a business name is used for administrative tasks such as opening a business bank account, paying taxes, or conducting payroll. The common format is …

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Take Down Notice

Example: Using A Take-Down For Registered Copyright Protected Original Works Among the more common uses of a take-down notice is for copyright protected original works. A take-down for copyright protected work is also known as a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Take-Down Notice. This tool is extremely important in this digital age where everything is …

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Do You Need a Patent?

Trade Secret Protection May Be Better Than A Patent A trade secret is a company’s technique or some combination of information that is only known to the company for the making, using, or selling of a product or service. Trade secret protection is largely done within the company through non-disclosure agreements, employee training, and knowledge …

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Why Use a Patent Writer?

Patent Writer Experience You should only use a licensed patent practitioner as a patent writer. A patent practitioner has passed an exam in order to receive their license to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Patent attorney and patent agent qualification typically requires the individual to have an engineering degree or …

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Music Copyrights

The Two Types of Music Copyright Works When the musicians create the work, two works are actually being created. These two works are the musical composition (musical work) and the sound recording (master recording). Musical Composition (Musical Work) A musical composition is the composition of the song – the notes, melodies, lyrics, and chords in …

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