A Guide to Filing a Utility Patent Application
- The purpose of this guide is to provide you with basic information about filing a utility patent application.
Publisher: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Author: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
An Introduction to Patent Law
- There's a lot of talk these days about patent protection for software, Internet business methods and other types of inventions. But what exactly is a patent, how do you get one and what does it protect?
Publisher: Gigalaw.com Author: Gregory J. Kirsch
Business Methods Can Be Patentable
- A recent decision that is likely to encourage companies to patent their computer systems and methods of doing business.
Publisher: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP Author: John D. Carpenter
Claim Scope Matters
- Claim scope is critical to the commercial significance of a patent. In this article, I thought I would use an actual case study, having permission from the inventor. The inventor wants this situation to be a lesson for other inventors to better understand their need for due diligence in seeking competent legal counsel.
Publisher: Patent Cafe Magazine Author: N. Paul Friederichs