Posts Tagged: Prior Art Research


The China Syndrome: How recent developments in Chinese patents affect U.S. applicants

Chinese patents and patent applications are citable as prior art in most Western countries if they meet the usual criteria regarding publication dates of the cited patent …
By Manuel Fortin
5 years ago 7

Searching the Art Behind Innovation

For many innovations, in addition to doing a traditional patent search it will be of the utmost importance to search European and east Asian literature, particularly literature …
By Stephan Sangwon Kim
6 years ago 2

Patent Drafting: Identifying the Patentable Feature

Without a patent search you will invariably describe all aspects of the invention with equal importance, although we know from experience that there will always be certain …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 4

I Can’t Find Prior Art for My Invention

It is absolutely critical to understand that a reference, such as an issued patent or published patent application, does not need to be identical to an invention …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 12

A Conversation with Article One Partners CEO Cheryl Milone

In December of 2012 Article one Partners (AOP) announced that they would be launching a new program geared towards military veterans. As someone from a family of many …
By Renee C. Quinn
8 years ago 1

AOP Vets Announces Winner: A Conversation With Jason Maples

On May 16th, AOP announced that Iraqi war veteran, Jason Maples was the winner of its first ever AOP Vets Program. Jason was one of more than 20 …
By Renee C. Quinn
8 years ago 3