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 filing to the grant, including all the back-and-forth responses with the USPTO. Prosecuting a patent application includes the following: Unlike a criminal prosecutor who is constantly involved in trials, patent […]

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Patent strategy: 5 steps to improve chances of getting a patent

Your patent strategy depends on your goals Patent strategies should be dictated by end goals. So it makes sense to start with a worthy goal, and then work backwards to formulate a patent strategy to achieve that goal. Since every patent application is different, let me generally suggest a goal that would broadly fit the […]

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