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Patents

How patents can protect your new business 

Starting a new business can be extremely exciting as well as financially rewarding. Your friend, family and colleagues will most likely be right behind you to lend support. Unfortunately, the business world can be ruthless at times, and it is also important to protect...

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What’s eligible for a patent?

When you think of patents, you may think they only apply to inventions, such as machines or everyday items. For example, Thomas Edison, who invented the lightbulb, had over 1,000 patents. Yet, the patent law covers many other things, including certain processes....

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3 common misconceptions about patents

Patents are by no means a straightforward topic. Consequently, there is often confusion about what exactly a patent is, and what it can do for you. Having a better understanding of patents is in the best interests of inventors and could help to protect creations....

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What is patent prosecution?

Patent prosecution includes a number of activities such as working with innovators and inventors to assess your business’s inventions. The goal with the initial activities is to decide if you want to begin patent searching or to continue writing out patent...

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