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9 Most Common Questions About Protecting Software and Apps

It’s not unusual to have a lot of questions when considering whether to begin a patent project, to start on the road to applying for a U.S. Patent. In this video, Rich addresses some common concerns and suggests ways to get answers to your specific questions. A patent can be the key to the market […]

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When Is a Trademark More Appropriate Than a Patent?

In this video, Rich explains when it is appropriate to seek trademark protection, instead of patent protection, for your idea. Protect your good name Patents are good for protecting the functional aspects of a product, for protecting the actual distinctive features of a product. Presuming that you’ve pursued that, and you’ve figured out whether your […]

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Two Criteria for Patentability

Before your idea or invention can be eligible for a patent, it must meet two important criteria. In this second video, in this 6 part series, Rich discusses these criteria and how to determine if a patent is appropriate for you. The kinds of things the USPTO will patent The two most important criteria that […]

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Selling Your Idea, Part Three

Find out what they want before you tell them what you have If you reviewed “Selling Your Idea, Part One,” we talked a bit about how to find the ideal target, someone who would be interested in potentially buying your idea. And in “Selling Your Idea, Part Two,” we talked about making initial contact through […]

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Selling Your Idea, Part Two

Many inventors are not looking to launch a business to bring their idea to the market, but rather, are looking to sell their idea. In these videos, Rich explains the best strategies for doing this. The letter of introduction In part 1 of this series, we talked a bit about the criteria for finding an […]

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Selling Your Idea, Part One

Many inventors are not looking to launch a business to bring their idea to the market, but rather, are looking to sell their idea. In these videos, Rich explains the best strategies for doing this. Secure your rights and then shop for buyers The first thing to know about selling an idea is that you […]

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“Designing Around” the Prior Art

When a patent application is rejected, it is often possible to overcome the USPTO’s objections by “designing around” the prior art. In this video, patent attorney Pat Werschulz explains the ‘design around’ process and how it may help you obtain patent protection for your idea. Innovations can still be found if you know how and […]

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Why Some Patents Are Valuable, While Others Are Worth Very Little

“But I have a patent! How could they do this?” This is the battle cry of inventors and corporate executives alike, when they see a copycat product and find out there is nothing they can do to stop it. This statement also is the result of a limited understanding of how patents work. It’s perfectly […]

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What Does ‘Patent Pending’ Mean?

Patent attorney Rich Goldstein explains what ‘patent pending’ status means, and what kind of protection this patent status provides in the marketplace. Taking the risk may be to your advantage You’ve probably notice a lot of products out there that are marked ‘Patent Pending.’ This means that the companies that put those products on the […]

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Do You Need a Trademark, or Is a Patent More Appropriate?

When it comes to whether something should be patented or trademarked, the question is: Are you building a brand, or protecting a concept? If you are protecting a product concept or design, patent law is the clear choice. Assuming that a patent is available for the subject matter of your concept, that’s the way to […]

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