Patent It Yourself

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office

Author: David Pressman,Thomas Tuytschaevers

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322573

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers take you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your idea perform your own patent search file a provisional patent application prepare a formal patent application respond to patent examiners amend an application enforce and maintain your patent market and license your invention Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which has to revolutionized patent law.
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Patent It Yourself

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office

Author: David Pressman,Thomas J. Tuytschaevers

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320449

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

View: 8422

Learn how to prepare and file a patent application! Attorney David Pressman takes you through the entire process of applying for a patent, with scrupulously updated information and clear instructions.
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How to Make Patent Drawings

A "Patent it Yourself Companion"

Author: Jack Lo,David Pressman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 1413301975

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 6944

Written by two experts in the patent field, this book carefully explains how to create patent drawings that comply with the strict rules of the U.S. Patent Office -- without spending tons of money. It demystifies PTO drawing standards and presents formal drawing instructions for pen and ruler, computer or camera. It also lays out the best ways to respond to PTO examinations. A perfect companion to Patent It Yourself.
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Patent Pending in 24 Hours

Author: Richard Stim,David Pressman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322026

Category: Law

Page: 442

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Everything you need to protect your invention now The provisional patent application (PPA) is a quick, inexpensive and legal way to claim your invention—and buy yourself time to determine whether it’s worthwhile to pursue a regular patent. Learn how to: conduct a patent search online complete all the necessary forms evaluate potential hurdles prepare informal drawings file your application, and file a new PPA to reflect modifications. The book also includes important legal forms to help you preserve your rights when showing or selling your invention: nondisclosure agreement patent assignment prototype-maker agreement joint-ownership agreement The 7th edition incorporates changes from the “America Invents Act,” as well as recent revisions to patent rules and regulations. Thousands of people have used Patent Pending in 24 Hours successfully. You can, too!
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Nolo's Patents for Beginners

Author: David Pressman,Richard Stim

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873378504

Category: Law

Page: 210

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Offers an introduction to the patenting process, including information on invention documentation, patent searching, and patent infringement.
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How to Write a Patent Application

Author: Jeffrey G. Sheldon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781402425608

Category: Law

Page: 1246

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Stocked with drafting checklists and sample drafting language, documents and drawings, the second edition of How to Write a Patent Application walks you step-by-step through the entire process of preparing patent applications. This hands-on resource helps you: Get from an inventor all the information needed to prepare an effective application Claim an invention with sufficient breadth Claim an invention so that the elements that render the invention nonobvious are clearly set forth in the claims Claim an invention whose validity will be sustained by the courts Avoid damaging drafting mistakes such as faulty transitions, inconsistent terminology, incorrect verb forms, and deficient functional language Completely up-to-date, How to Write a Patent Application analyzes developments under the America Invents Act, the latest USPTO initiatives, and key decisions of the federal courts, and provides the author s practical suggestions and commentary."
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The Patent Writer

How to Write Successful Patent Applications

Author: Bob DeMatteis,Andy Gibbs,Michael Neustel

Publisher: Square One Pub

ISBN: 9780757001765

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 238

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If you are an inventor or product developer, it’s a huge mistake to try to patent an invention yourself—unless you have a clear understanding of good patent writing. The Patent Writer explains in detail how to write effective patent applications. In simple layman’s terms, the authors reveal pertinent patent laws and facts, discuss superior word usage, and explore the methodologies required to ensure that your patents cannot be exploited by others. The Patent Writer takes the mystery out of writing patents.
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Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks For Dummies

Author: Henri J. A. Charmasson,John Buchaca

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470507705

Category: Law

Page: 384

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Useful tips and step-by-step guidance from filing to issue to license Acquire and protect your share of this major business asset Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how — helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws. Plus, you get detailed examples of each patent application type! Discover how to: Avoid application blunders Register trademarks and copyrights Meet patent requirements Navigate complex legal issues Protect your rights abroad The entire body of U.S. patent laws Example office actions and amendments Sample forms Trademark registration certificates Application worksheets See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Patent Searching Made Easy

How to Do Patent Searches Online and in the Library

Author: David Hitchcock

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324096

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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An in-depth guide to understanding the invention landscape, whether you’re looking to turn an idea into protected intellectual property, or just research the marketplace.
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How to Make Patent Drawings Yourself

Author: Jack Lo,David Pressman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873377885

Category: Law

Page: 256

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"Even if you hire a patent attorney this book is worth reading, as it can minimize the $200-per-hour consulting time you'll need with your attorney." Entrepreneur Magazine"Using this book, inventors will learn how to complete this crucial step in receiving a patent." Poptronics
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Patents, Registered Designs, Trade Marks and Copyright For Dummies

Author: John Grant,Charlie Ashworth,Henri J. A. Charmasson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119996996

Category: Law

Page: 353

View: 9203

Do you have a great idea for the next big thing, an eye-catching new corporate logo, or an exciting new business concept? Understand how to safeguard your ideas and creations with this expert guide to the fundamentals of intellectual property. Walking you step-by-step through the processes involved in protecting your great ideas, this book offers all the advice you need to ensure that you're the only one cashing in on your creativity and hard work.
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Inventor's Notebook

A "patent it Yourself" Companion

Author: Fred E. Grissom,David Pressman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315089

Category: Law

Page: 256

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The best way to protect your invention is to keep good records. Let The Inventor's Notebook track – and prompt you to take care of – every important step in the process. Use it to: • document the development of your invention • help you can make refinements while building and testing • assess the commercial potential of your invention • calculate how much capital you are likely to need • organize your search for funds to build, test, manufacture and distribute your invention • create a record of contacts who know of your invention and have signed confidentiality agreements The perfect companion to Nolo's bestselling Patent It Yourself, this book includes worksheets, forms, sample agreements, instructions and much more. The 5th edition is updated to provide the latest patent forms and rules.
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License Your Invention

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 1413300561

Category: Law

Page: 352

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Packed with practical, effective licensing strategies, License Your Invention tells inventors everything they need to know to enter into a good written agreement with the manufacturer, marketer or distributor who will handle the details of merchandising an invention. The book shows step by step how to draft a license that will be fair to all parties and addresses: - ownership rights - applicable patent, copyright and trademark laws - license scope - dispute resolution - finances.
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Navigating the Patent System

Learn the Whys of the Fundamentals and Strategies to Protect Your Invention

Author: James Yang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999460108

Category:

Page: 266

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Attention: Inventors and startups! Is the patent system confusing to you? Navigating the Patent System will give you more clarity regarding your potential next steps and increase your confidence as you make your patenting decisions. 7 Core Patent Concepts, Drafting the Patent Application and FAQs during patent process are explained.
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Protecting Your Ideas

The Inventor's Guide to Patents

Author: Joy L. Bryant

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080515274

Category: Law

Page: 222

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Intellectual property law is currently exploding, as demonstrated by the growth of technology transfer offices in universities. More and more scientists, companies, and institutions are rushing to secure intellectual property rights for their ideas and inventions. This process frustrates many people; patent laws are constantly changing, and most books about them are either overly technical or boring. Protecting Your Ideas: The Inventor's Guide to Patents is a succinct, straightforward guide to the system. This guide presents the steps involved in obtaining patent protection for inventions. It is easy to read and brimming with essential information and advice compounded from FAQs posed by the author's academic and industrial clientele. The text includes tips, warnings, and examples that guide the reader through the invention process so patent rights are not jeopardized. Checklists and other helpful information are provided to assist the inventor preparing to enter the patent process. The book includes valuable resource information and business guidance to protect the inventor from consumer fraud that is sometimes associated with the patent process. Protecting and Idea is a must read for every engineer, scientist, or amateur inventor. Simple, easy-to-read format demystifies the patent process Numerous example patents help to illustrate the issues involved Provides an overview of the types of intellectual property protection Incorporates up-to-date information about U.S. patent laws Advises inventors about the do's and don'ts of patenting Includes useful resources for helping inventors safeguard their ideas
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Patent, Copyright & Trademark

An Intellectual Property Desk Reference

Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

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Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. This is the best book for entrepreneurs and business people to keep on their shelf for when they need understandable legal explanations as well as basic legal overviews and application filing instructions.
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Invention Analysis and Claiming

A Patent Lawyer's Guide

Author: Ronald D. Slusky

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590318188

Category: Law

Page: 284

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Invention Analysis and Claiming presents a comprehensive approach to analyzing inventions and capturing them in a sophisticated set of patent claims. A central theme is the importance of using the problem-solution paradigm to identify the "inventive concept" before the claim-drafting begins. The book's teachings are grounded in "old school" principles of patent practice that, before now, have been learned only on the job from supervisors and mentors.
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How to Make Patent Drawings

Save Thousands of Dollars and Do It with a Camera and Computer!

Author: Jack Lo,David Pressman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781413326338

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Often, the key to patent protection is a set of technical drawings that best explain how to make and use the invention. Now, the secrets of these technical patent drawings are within your reach. All you need is a camera, a computer and this book.
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The Essentials of Patent Claim Drafting

Author: Morgan D. Rosenberg

Publisher: Lexis Nexis

ISBN: 0199856354

Category: Law

Page: 206

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In The Essentials of Patent Claim Drafting, Morgan D. Rosenberg provides a practical how-to guide on the drafting of patent claims in U.S. patent applications, and covers in detail the mechanics of assembling both basic and complex claims.
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