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Is the only way to protect an Idea for a new product with a patent?

Question: Is the only way to protect an Idea for a new product with a patent?

I have an idea for a piece of jewelry that could potentially become a business. 80 more words

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Do I need to seek counsel to patent an idea?

Question: Do I need to seek counsel to patent an idea?

 I’m sure you’ve seen the plethora of iPhone applications; like, depositing a check by taking a picture of it, the credit card swipe device, etc… Anyway, I have this smart and viable idea for a new iPhone application. 117 more words

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I'm a Russian citizen. Is it possible for me to patent my idea in the US?

Question:  I’m a Russian citizen. Is it possible for me to patent my idea in the US?

How expensive is it to hire a patent attorney if my idea has not complicated technical descriptions or drawings? 26 more words

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What are Patent Trolls?

Definition: The term patent trolls is not a legal term.Patent trolls is a derogatory phrase for an entity that neither invents nor makes products but instead acquires patents and uses them to extort money from legitimate businesses by suing or threatening to sue.According to Westlaw, patent trolls are companies that engage in the business of acquiring patents in order to sue operating companies for infringement. 64 more words

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Patent definitions - What is Prior Art?

Definition: Prior art is all information that has been disclosed to the public in any form about an invention before a given date. Prior art includes things like any patents related to your invention, any published articles about your invention, and any public demonstrations. 133 more words

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Can Another Person in a Foreign Country Copy Your Patent

Question:  If your product is patented in the US or Patent Pending, can another country copy it? Do you need international patent lawyer?

Example, can China copy your patented invention? 51 more words

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Provisional Patent to Cut Costs?

Question: Is it better to get a provisional patent first for the first year for cutting cost?

Need information regarding patent …steps..cost….etc..

 Answer: If cost is your primary concern, then “yes”, a provisional would be the way to go.

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