Posts Tagged: provisional


Invention to Patent 101 – Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

This page and website contain contain detailed information to help inventors on the road from invention to patent... Below are a sampling of inventor help links to …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 0

The AIA’s First-to-File Transition SHOULD have Resulted in More Provisional Filings

To investigate whether applicants have been adopting a strategy of filing more provisional applications, we determined a ratio of the number of provisional filings (with a first-named …

There is no such thing as a provisional patent

It is important to understand what a provisional patent application is, what benefits are provided and perhaps most importantly what a provisional patent application is not. First …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 11

Are you Ready to File a Provisional Patent Application?

Your goal in patenting an invention is to make money by turning it into a real product. It won’t do you any good to file a …
By Mark Nowotarski
3 years ago 28

Q & A: File a Patent Application Before Market Evaluation?

This is an age old question that is really the patent/invention equivalent of which came first, the chicken or the egg. Moving forward with a patent …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 13

The Benefits of a Provisional Patent Application

Like any other patent application, a provisional patent application is effective to stop the clock relative to so-called statutory bars and immediately upon filing a provisional patent …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 45

Applying for a Patent in the U.S.

A patent is a proprietary right granted by the United States federal government to an inventor who files a patent application with the United States Patent Office. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 10