Design Patents


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Registering a Patent

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If you have an idea or an invention that you’re currently working on, you might be wondering how to register a patent with the USPTO to obtain a patent to protect your invention from being used and copied by others. Patents are intellectual property rights…
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How to File a Patent?

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If you’re like many inventors out there, you’re probably working on your invention or you’ve completed working on it and you’re wondering how to prepare and file your patent application with the USPTO. If that’s you, you’ve come to the right place as we will…
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How Long Are Patents Good For in the US?

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How long a patent is good for depends on the type of patent that an inventor has obtained from the USPTO. Utility patents, design patents, and plant patents are good for different periods of time that we will discuss below. We will also discuss why…
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how to patent something

How to Patent Something?

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If you’ve just finished working on an awesome invention, you might be wondering how you can patent that invention. The USPTO allows inventors to patent something so long as it meets the patenting requirements and a patent application is properly prepared and filed with the…
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getting a patent on your own

Getting a Patent on Your Own

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If you have an invention that you want to patent but don’t want to pay a huge amount of money to an attorney, you do have the option of patenting your invention on your own without the help of an attorney. The USPTO will even…
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what is a patent license agreement

What is a Patent License Agreement?

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If you have an invention that you’ve patented, you might be wondering whether you can license your product or invention for others to use? The short answer is that you can license your invention to others by executing a patent license agreement. So, what exactly…
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how long is a design patent good for

How Long is a Design Patent Good For?

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Whether you have a design that you want to patent or you’re just curious about knowing how long a design patent is good for, you’ve come to the right place. The patent office allows inventors of new designs to protect those designs by obtaining a…
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are design patents worth it

Are Design Patents Worth It?

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Design patents allow inventors to protect new and unique designs that they’ve created. Obtaining a design patent allows the patent holder to restrict others from using, making, selling, and importing the patented design to the United States for a limited period of time (15 years…
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what is the best intellectual property protection

What is the Best Intellectual Property Protection?

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The USPTO offers several different forms of intellectual property (IP) protection. So, as an owner of an intellectual property, which form of intellectual property protection should you choose? We will discuss the best intellectual property protection below. What is the Best Intellectual Property Protection? The…
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what does a patent grant mean

What Does Patent Grant Mean?

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Whether you’re checking on the status of your own patent application or you’re checking the status of someone else’s patent, you might be wondering what does a patent grant mean? Read below to find out what a patent grant is. What Does Patent Grant Mean?…
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