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Advantages of filing a design patent application along with a utility patent application

Usually, inventors would either file a utility (provisional or non-provisional)  patent application or a design patent application. As a patent attorney, I’m asked the difference between the two almost everyday. For starters, you can read about the difference between a design patent application and a utility patent application here.  Design patents are often ignored by...

Best Practices To Draft Software Patent Applications post-Alice

Drafting software patent applications to successfully procure a patent has become a complicated task in a post-Alice world. First I’ll discuss the case law set by the Supreme Court in Alice; then I’ll provide tips on how to draft a software patent application geared towards success. In 2014, for the first time, the U.S. Supreme...

Filing a Provisional Patent Application by Yourself

How to file a provisional patent application without a patent attorney? While filing a provisional patent application online, by yourself is possible, drafting an application by yourself may not be advisable due to associated risks which are discussed in another post. Nonetheless, here we provide instructions on how you can file a provisional patent application...

What is the Process to Obtain a Patent?

The process to obtain  a utility patent can be confusing for non-lawyers. While not all aspects (like international filings, applications made special, expedited examination, etc.) are covered, this post attempts to simplify a rather complicated process. For patent protection in the US, an applicant can file a provisional utility patent application, a non-provisional utility patent...


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