Utility Patents

Difference between patent and copyright

Patent vs Copyright

Patents and copyrights are both different types of intellectual property (IP). Please often use the words incorrectly, knowing the difference between the two is important if you’re looking to protect your IP. After reading through this article, you will better understand the difference between a…
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How to patent your idea

How to Patent an Idea

If you’ve invented something new that will be very profitable once produced and sold, you may be wondering how to protect it from being copied by others. If that’s you, you’ve come to right the spot. U.S Patent law offers inventors patents, which are intellectual…
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Why do people get patents

Why Do People Get Patents?

Patents are a type of intellectual property rights that grant inventors a monopoly over their invention for a limited period of time (usually 20 years). Once an inventor patents their invention, they can restrict others from making, using, selling, or importing their invention without their…
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How to buy a patent that has expired in the us

How to Buy Expired Patents

Patents are a form of intellectual property that allows an inventor to exclusively use the item they’ve patented. Patents in the US are granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) after submitting your completed patent application. Once the patent examiner reviews and…
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