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Food Patent: How to Protect Unique Foods, Drinks and Manufacturing Processes

How do you patent food? If you love to eat as much as I do, you might think of food as something you would not…

How Cheap Patents Are Irreversible

What is wrong with filing cheap patents? It’s one thing to tell folks that cheap patents can lead to irreversible damage, but it’s quite another…

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…

Provisional Patent Application: How to Write a PPA

What is the purpose of a provisional patent application? To know how to write a provisional patent application (PPA) well, you must first understand its…

Amazon APEX: How to Enforce Utility Patents Against Amazon Sellers

What is Amazon APEX? Amazon sellers now have another avenue for enforcing utility patents. APEX stands for Amazon Patent Evaluation eXpress. As implied in its…

Do-It-Yourself vs. Patent Attorney: How to increase your chances of getting a patent

Should you try to file a patent yourself? Should you file a utility patent application yourself? Would your utility patent application enjoy a higher success…

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…

Is there a single patent that covers all countries?

Can you file a single patent application for all countries? Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a single patent to cover all countries?…

Do we recommend PCT patent applications?

Does our firm recommend PCT patent applications? If foreign utility patent protection is desired, filing a PCT patent application makes sense for many applicants. Generally,…

China Utility Model: How is this China utility patent alternative changing?

What is the status of the China utility model process? Utility models (UM) are known for being cheap and automatic. For US filers seeking patent…

Patent Rejected: How to Persuade the Examiner to Allow Your Claims

Will your patent be rejected? Almost certainly in a nonprovisional utility patent application, you will face rejections. In a design patent application, perhaps not so…

How to Get a Patent

Utility or design patent? In order to know how to get a patent, first determine the type of IP you need. Do you need a…

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