When it comes to your patent application, you may have seen the terms “CIP,” “Continuation,” and “Divisional,” but what do they mean? How are they
The Road to Patent Registration – Part II
The road to patent registration can be long and confusing – especially for a first-time inventor. In Part I, we reviewed the first five steps: Step
The Road to Patent Registration – Part I
The road to patent registration can be long and confusing – especially for a first-time inventor. Below is Part I of a broad overview of the major
A Breath of Fresh Air
Last week, I had a refreshing and unusual telephone conversation with a patent examiner from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Do I Need a Patent Search?
We get this question all the time from clients that are interested in obtaining a patent. The short answer is “No, but you probably should because it