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Features of the Provisional Patent Application

The Provisional Patent Application program through the United States Patent Trademark Office offers many advantages for inventors.  Some of these features included below are from their website. FEATURES Provides simplified filing with a lower initial investment with 12 months to … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Invention Idea For Free

A common question I get from inventors on a daily basis is, how do I protect my idea before I have a chance to file the patent? Should I mail the idea to myself in a sealed stamped envelope?  The … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is A Patent?

It seems like every inventor I speak with has a different definition of what a patent is and what exactly it does.  I thought it would be best to go to the United States Patent and Trademark Office themselves for … Continue reading

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