Utility Patent Services

Utility Patent Services

Utility patents protect how and what your invention does (its function/use). Affordable cost expert online Utility Patent Services from Carson Patents USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner. Online Patent Services Specialist. Contact us for help with any of the four steps to patent. The four steps are: [1] Prior Art Search, [2] Application Writing, [3] Filing, and [4] Prosecution.

We offer expert patenting services for all types and kinds of patent applications. For example, we can help with Patent PendingProvisionalNon-provisional, and US or International (PCT) utility patent applications. Also, we can help with Continuation, Continuation in Part, Divisional, and Substitute Applications.

Step One – Utility Patent Prior Art Search & Patentability Evaluation

The first step when seeking a utility patent is the prior art search and patentability determination. A Prior Art Search is a search to find any products and inventions that are similar to an idea/invention that you want to patent. A professional prior art search is an essential first step in applying for a patent. Contact us to for help with any of the steps to patenting

A Patentability Evaluation is the research and study of the prior art to determine whether an invention is new and patentable. A patentability determination is advised before the inventor files a patent application. At Carson Patents a patentability evaluation is included with our prior art search service.

Important TIP. Proper searching before or during patent application writing greatly enhances good patent specification writing. Searching also guides writing claims to improve the protection they provide for your invention. Proper searching can reduce or eliminate potential rejections and objections. Thus, it can save you money.

Step Two – Utility Patent Application Writing

The second step is patent application writing. Patent Application Writing is the writing, editing, and preparing the specification, claims, and drawings for a patent application. Drawings (if needed) are included in our patent application writing patent service. At Carson Patents writing is the second step to patenting, contact us about writing an application for your invention.

Step Three – Utility Patent Application Filing

The third step is patent application filing. Patent Application Filing is the submitting of all the documents, forms, and inventor disclosures needed for an application to the patent office. Filing of the application is included with our patent application writing patent service. The invention is patent pending once it is filed. At Carson Patents filing is the third step to patenting, contact us about filing an application for your invention.

Step Four – Utility Patent Prosecution

The fourth step when seeking a utility patent is patent prosecution. Patent Prosecution Services are the patent services needed to either [1] represent a patent application through examination, [2] appeal an examination decision, or [3] conduct opposition, reissue, or reexamination proceedings. Prosecution happens after a patent is pending and it occurs both before and after a patent is granted.

Patent Prosecution is representing your invention before the USPTO. It is the conducting of communications with the USPTO regarding the examination of a patent application, or a patent. Most frequently it is these three things: [1] letters to address any rejections or objections made regarding a patent application, [2] amendments to add new or revised claims, or [3] the conducting of examiner interviews. Prosecution is the fourth step to patenting. Contact Carson Patents for help to respond to an office action from the patent office.

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Important TIP: When looking for utility patent services from a specialist, Patents Firm, or IP/Patents Law Office – only Patent Attorneys, and Patent Agents can prosecute patents. Call Carson Patents for your USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner help.

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