Privileged Communications

Communication with a patent attorney or agent is covered by confidentiality, and the client holds the privilege to control or prevent release of information. This tag is connected to articles that have content related to privileged communications between inventors and patent practitioners.

What is a Patent?

What is a Patent? – What is a patent right? What is a patent? A patent 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. Also, there is technically no such thing as an international patent. Patents …

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Patent Costs

How Much Does it Cost to Patent an Invention? This article explains how much it costs to get a patent for an idea or invention. Patent costs are different for utility patents, plant patents, and design patents. A general utility invention estimate is $9000, total. Typically, a general design invention estimate is $5300, total. Lastly, …

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Patenting Software

Patenting Software Is software patentable? Software patenting is the same as patenting anything else. In addition, it can all be done online from the comfort of your home or workshop. The software patent application is the usual application. The complex nature of the requirements means you might want professional help. Only patent attorneys and agents …

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