The definition of a design can be as follows: the characteristics, ornamental or visual, manifested in a manufactured item. The design of the surface visual aspects cannot be separated from the item it has been applied to. It cannot exist by itself. It has to be a specific … [Read more...] about Design Patents Explained
Design Patents Explained
One mistake that many inventors make is working through the patent process on their own. This usually happens after they have talked with any number of patent attorneys or patent agents and have found that the cost of patents can be quite high in this regard. Yet, what you … [Read more...] about Do Not Patent Yourself
There is no such thing as an international patent application. However, it is possible to file a Paris Convention priority application in other countries within 1 year from the filing date in the U.S. Additionally, a patent application can be filed under the Patent Cooperation … [Read more...] about International Patent Application – The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Establish your "First to Invent" Date Filing a patent application for an invention idea is an essential step to protecting your intellectual property rights to your invention idea. Working with a professional patenting agency like InventHelp, to properly file your patent … [Read more...] about Patent Application to Protect Your Invention Idea
There are many inventors out there that are coming up with new ideas all the time. Many of the things that we know and use today all started with an idea. In order to understand what patent figures, one needs to understand what it means to patent an idea. If you should have an … [Read more...] about What are Patent Figures?