This book describes how to build patent portfolios that will properly protect your technology and be of financial benefit. The text offers the tools that innovators need to generate patents in great detail.
Patent attorneys David Pressman and David E. Blau provide the latest information, forms, and clear instructions to help you: conduct a patent search the right way, evaluate your idea's commercial potential, file a provisional patent application to get "patent pending" status, and license your invention to name a few The 19th edition covers the latest implications of the first-to-file rules created by the America Invents Act.
Patent Pending in 24 Hours shows you how to: conduct a patent search online, complete all the necessary forms, evaluate potential hurdles to patentability prepare informal drawings, file your application, and file a new PPA to reflect modifications The 8th edition covers the latest implications of the "America Invents Act," as well as recent revisions to patent rules and regulations.
This edition summarizes and analyzes the most recent developments in the law, including the sweeping changes resulting from the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions that have redefined the concepts of patent-eligible subject matter.