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April 28, 2016 at 4:06 PM

App Protection: Copyright or Patent?

You're developing a mobile application, how do you protect it? Well that depends on the most important aspects of your invention and the stage of development you're in. We recommend one of two actions, depending on the stage: copyright your app or patent your app idea.

November 17, 2015 at 5:10 AM

Learn to fail better & achieve success

Many think failing is the inability to achieve a goal. But a more helpful definition is the failure to learn from the attempt. Over time, some of the most successful stories begin with a number of failures, some of them monumental. Look at the classic examples of Walt Disney, Henry Ford and Milton Hershey, all of whom went bankrupt before they found success. After a few failures, they all learned enough to capture success.

November 13, 2015 at 6:21 AM

Top 3 tips for preparing to file your patent application

There are, of course, more than 3 reasons why a patent application might be ejected by a patent office, however, if you decide to take on the task of preparing and filing an application on your own, we've compiled some important take home tips to keep in mind:

November 11, 2015 at 8:37 AM

How much does it cost to patent an idea?

You've invested countless hours and brain power into your invention and it's finally ready to present to the world. The next question on your mind - "How much is it going to cost me to protect my idea?" Below we provide a comparetive outline of patent procedure and costs for boutique law firms across the US against MU Patent costs.

November 4, 2015 at 4:45 AM

Patent Law Basics 101: Protect your invention

 The following information intends to answer some of the initial questions you may have in pursuing protection for your invention. Patent law is not an area of common sense, and feeling lost when you are just getting started is not uncommon. This post will answer the questions you may hesitate to ask.

October 18, 2015 at 3:10 AM

MU Patents: Who we are, what we do, why we do it.

Who We Are

MU Patents is a small firm of patent professionals with backgrounds in biotechnology, engineering and software development. We come from a vast array of backgrounds with varying degrees and specialties so no matter what you need done, we have you covered.


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