Posts Tagged: patent applications filed


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 …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 18

Patent Filings Up Worldwide, Outpacing GDP Growth

The question, however, is whether this increased inventive activity is sustainable in light of the overwhelming backlogs faced by Patent Offices around the world. It is great …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

The Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application

With most provisional patent applications the 80-20 rule applies. To get to 80% complete it takes 20% of the time and the final 20% will take 80% of the time. Thus, …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 4

Going Grassroots in 2011: Fighting the Assault on Patent Rights

In 2011 expect Congress to take up patent reform again, expect it to go nowhere, and expect the anti-patent forces to continue to look to the Courts to …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 34

Recession Not Responsible for Dip in US Patent Filings

In the popular press there have been a number of stories over the last week or so regarding how the US is losing its edge in innovation …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 21