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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Alice Series: Part 4. Congrats, you made it through the Alice decision journey so far! Understanding the basic principles of Alice and how they are applied to the patent application process is the first step. Now, see below for specific tips to draft applications to overcome Alice and ensure your patent application is accepted.
Alice Series: Part 3. Now that it’s clear what ‘abstract concept’ is and how it applies to an ineligible patent, let’s discuss how to transform this lacking concept to patentable matter.
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