Posts Tagged: famous inventors


Describing an Invention in a Patent Application

It is absolutely critical to understand that this complete and full description MUST be present as of the filing date of your application. If you file an …
22 days ago 1

When should you do a Patent Search?

When to get a patent search done is largely a matter of choice, but one that also depends upon the purpose of the search. Most frequently, inventors …
29 days ago 7

The Top 5 Mistakes Inventors make with their Invention

Generally speaking the first step toward commercializing an invention and making money is typically to pursue the patent path. For those new to the industry it is …
1 month ago 3

Patent Searching 101: A Patent Search Tutorial

Inventors and entrepreneurs who are looking to cut costs frequently want to do their own patent search. This is a wise first move, but inventors need to …
2 months ago 12

Freedom to Operate: Knowing if you will likely infringe a patent

It is understandable that those who are entering into a business endeavor would want to know what their potential exposure might be, and when you have an …
2 months ago 15

Patent Strategy: Building a patent portfolio with meaningful rights

Last week I wrote about adopting a patent strategy in order to lay the foundation for success. What the article did not touch upon, however, is how …
4 months ago 1

Patent Strategy: Laying the Foundation for Business Success

Patents provide a competitive advantage, and those sophisticated in business know enough to look for and exploit whatever competitive advantage exists. Patents are the 800 pound gorilla of …
4 months ago 9

When Should a Do It Yourself Inventor Seek Patent Assistance?

When setting out on a new endeavor it is not wise to pursue a path to the end and then ask whether what you did was correct. …
4 months ago 0

The Cost of Obtaining a Patent in the US

Estimating US patent costs is a difficult matter because so much depends on the technology involved, but answering "it depends" is not particularly insightful or helpful. What …
5 months ago 18

An Inventor’s Guide to Being Taken Seriously by Patent Attorneys

It is important for inventors to understand that there is reluctance among some patent attorneys to take on independent inventors as clients. This is at least in …
5 months ago 4

Devil in Disguise: The Legend of the Villainous Patent Owners

It is truly a shame that so many have bought into the demonization of patent owners without any critical thought. In order to believe the narrative emanating …
5 months ago 26

Inventors go to Washington Giving Perspective on the Innovation Act

Incredibly, despite widespread damage to inventors, most staffers still do not understand how the patent system works to create innovation, jobs, and economic growth. They do not …
5 months ago 10