Tagged: Patent Office

How are Patents Valuable? 0

How are Patents Valuable?

How are Patents Valuable? USPTO grants protection in terms of patent to the inventor of any invention, by stating rights that restricts every other person from using, selling, or taking any other sort of...

How to Search for Industrial Design 0

How to Search for Industrial Design

Industrial Design are form of intellectual property which provides protection over the ornamental design of a product. Searching for industrial designs are generally not as straight forward as other patent searches. Searching for industrial...

How to Conduct a Patent Search 0

How to Conduct a Patent Search

Doing a full and comprehensive patent search is prudent when you are willing to invest your hard earned resources into an idea or invention. If it’s not done you might be investing your resources...

General Tips for Invalidity Search 0

General Tips for Invalidity Search

A patent invalidity (or patent validity) search is, usually, conducted to invalidate a patent that has been or may be asserted, for example, as a defense when facing a patent infringement suit. Sometimes, a...

Disadvantages of Filing Provisional Patent Application 0

Disadvantages of Filing Provisional Patent Application

There are many articles written on advantages of filing a provisional application; however, it may be understood that filing provisional application does come with some disadvantages as well, as summarized below. Delay in Issuance...

Technical Disclosures 0

Technical Disclosures

There may be some reasons why a company may wish to avoid patenting a given invention, such as cost, or the fact that the invention may not meet the patentability criteria. That is, instead...

Patent Legal Status Data as a Tool for Analysis 0

Patent Legal Status Data as a Tool for Analysis

Legal status data is the information that is part of the patent document, provided by patent owners and patent office, which helps with learning the insights and value of a patent. Legal data contains...

Sources of Patent Legal Status Data 0

Sources of Patent Legal Status Data

Patent Legal status data is the information that is part of the patent document, provided by patent owners and patent office, which helps with learning the insights and value of a patent. Legal data...

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