On Sale Bar to Patentability

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!

Patent Eligible – Add Technical Problem-Solution in Specification!

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!