patent application

How to Lose Patent Arguments

What are the top losing patent arguments? About 9 out of 10 utility patent applications will receive at least one rejection. Getting a utility patent,…

When is the best time to file a patent?

When should you file a patent application? Apply for a patent now or wait a bit? If not now, when? At what point will it…

Is a Patent Worth Your Money and Time?

Do patents matter? Some say patents are worthless. Don’t even bother, they argue, and focus on selling products instead. Others say patents matter. If patents…

How to Know When to Change Your Patent Lawyer

Do you need to find a new patent lawyer? Existing relationships are sticky. Like glue, we tend to stick to an existing relationship with a…

Patentable? What makes an invention novel and nonobvious?

What is patentable? To be patentable, an invention must be both eligible and unique. Subject matter eligibility relates to the nature of the invention while…

How To Patent An Idea: What You Need To Know About the Patent Application Process

Focus on what matters most So much can be said, and has been said, about the patent application process. It can feel overwhelming. To avoid…

What is patent prosecution?

What does patent prosecution mean? Patent prosecution refers to the writing, filing and handling of patent applications. It encompasses the patent examination process from initial…

How many patent Office Actions can you get? Is there a limit to patent rejections?

How many patent Office Actions are possible? Unfortunately, there are no limits to how many patent Office Actions (OA) an Examiner can issue. Multiple Office…

Patent Cost: Can we match a competitive bid?

Give Us A Chance to Match or Beat a Competitive Patent Cost Quote Nearly every patent firm sets their own attorney’s fees and service rates.…

How To Know If A Patent Application Is Good

Do you need a design or utility patent application? At the outset, you will not be able to tell whether your patent application is any…

What is a good utility patent?

What makes a utility patent good? A patent can be both a sword and shield. Defensively, a patent blocks future applicants from patenting the same…

What is a patent specification?

What is the purpose of a patent specification? One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to read a patent specification and think you…

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