Always consider the process! Although the USPTO’s Track One program charges a larger filing fee, the shorter process may save you more money by avoiding prosecution cycles! For more details, see our site at: https://penillaip.com/patents_fast.cfm
You should file your patent application before disclosure. However, in the US, you have one year grace period to file after disclosure. The disclosure can be a sale or offer to sell. Be extra careful when entering into agreements to commercialize your invention before filing the application, or you will lose your patent!
It is more important than ever to spend more time and effort drafting your patent applications. Here, the Federal Circuit is expressly telling patent owners to spell out the technical problem-solution in the specification! As Circuit Judge Stoll writes, the Federal Circuit will use the patent specification to “bolster” its conclusion. It should be evident … Read morePatent Eligible – Add Technical Problem-Solution in Specification!
Some inventions are worth expediting! But, also consider the cost savings in avoiding extra rounds of prosecution that can take up to four years or more. Recent statistics show that Track One is still a great alternative to speed up the issuance of important innovations. This is key for startups that need to secure funding … Read moreTrack-One: Speed Up Your Patent Grants!
Do you really need an NDA? You have worked hard on your new product or service. You are eager to show the marketplace the benefits of your product or service. Your start-up finally secured that all important “meeting” with an established market leader and you want to show them your innovations to secure funding or … Read moreStart-ups: NDA for your meeting?
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This is a short tutorial for how to work with a patent attorney when preparing your patent application. This applies to startups, established companies, and individuals. The key is to provide your attorney with as much information as possible, so your application can be comprehensive and be better positioned for strength. Contact us for more … Read morePatent Disclosure Meetings – VIDEO
Examiner Interviews are key to moving a patent application to allowance. Preparation is the name of the game, along with being proactive with the Examiner. www.penillaip.com
The 3 phases of patent preparation. Inventors–don’t let the process overwhelm you. Your goal should be to focus on your invention and let your patent pro guide you through the process! Contact us for details. www.penillaip.com
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