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Micro Entity Certification


This is a video recap of the criteria and process for gaining micro entity status for your patent applications and patents. You can … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons to Hire a Pro for your Patent Application


There is no way to get around it, patents are complicated! That doesn't mean that there aren't plenty of people out there who want to … [Continue reading]

Design Patents vs Utility Patents


Design and utility patents are two of three types of patents you can get in the US. There can be some confusion between the two, and … [Continue reading]

Provisional vs Non-Provisional Patent Applications


Provisional patent applications are getting a lot of attention these days as we transition from First to Invent to First Inventor to … [Continue reading]

First to File Changes to the US Patent System


On March 16, 2013, the US Patent System will transition from a First to Invent standard to the First to File standard favored by most … [Continue reading]

Micro Entity Status and Fee Changes at the USPTO


On March 19, 2013, we'll be seeing a new fee schedule go into effect at the US Patent and Trademark Office. As part of the new fee … [Continue reading]

The Costs and Timeframes for Pursuing a US Patent


This video lays out the process, costs and timeframes, for moving from invention to patent. In making it, I realized that there is so … [Continue reading]

Inventorship, Reduction to Practice, and Ownership of Patents


These videos discuss the very important concepts of inventorship, ownership, and reduction to practice. Inventorship and Reduction to … [Continue reading]