PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATIONS
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PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATIONS

PROVISIONAL APPLICATION FOR PATENT FILING DATE REQUIREMENTS The provisional application must name all of the inventor(s). In view of the one-year grace period provided by 35 U.S.C. 102(b)(1) in conjunction with 35 U.S.C. 102(a)(1), a provisional application can be filed up to 12 months following an inventor’s public disclosure of the invention. (Such a pre-filing…

How do I expunge information from my submitted patent application?
201904.16
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How do I expunge information from my submitted patent application?

To expunge information submitted in incorrect application: Where the USPTO can determine the correct application file that the papers were actually intended for, based on identifying information in the heading of the papers (e.g., application number, filing date, title of invention and inventor(s) name(s)), the USPTO will transfer the papers to the correct application file…

5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN
201901.14
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5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN

5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN File a provisional patent application Protect your idea before receiving a patent. A provisional patent application can be filed. A strong provisional patent application will include variations of the idea, manufacturing techniques that will be used to produce the idea, technical drawings, and a description of…

Watch out for Trademark Solicitations!
201812.06
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Watch out for Trademark Solicitations!

What is a trademark-related solicitation? A solicitation is an offer of services, or a notice of an upcoming filing deadline with an offer of services, usually requiring a fee. Private companies often use trademark application and registration information from USPTO databases to mail or email trademark-related solicitations to trademark applicants and registrants. While these solicitations…

HyperSolar Granted Critical Patent for Producing Low Cost Renewable Hydrogen
201810.16
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HyperSolar Granted Critical Patent for Producing Low Cost Renewable Hydrogen

Source: HyperSolar, Inc,  October 16, 2018  US patent protects the use of solar-powered water-splitting nanoparticles, which are key to the company’s economical hydrogen generation technology SANTA BARBARA, CA, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen, using sunlight and any source of water, today announced…

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What Every Small Business Should Know About Trademarks

This video is a must for anyone interested in starting a business to sell a product or offer a service. It highlights the important role of trademarks in that process, including a discussion of how trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names, and business name registrations all differ. It gives guidelines on how to select the right…

Is a trademark application right for you?
201803.07
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Is a trademark application right for you?

SOURCE: USPTO.GOV Is a trademark application right for you? Trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names, and business name registrations all differ, so it is important to learn whether a trademark is appropriate for you. A trademark typically protects brand names and logos used on goods and services. A patent protects an invention. A copyright protects an…

Avoid Fraudulent USPTO Trademark Filings
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Avoid Fraudulent USPTO Trademark Filings

A registration is subject to cancellation for fraudulent statements. Therefore, you must ensure that all statements made in filings to the USPTO are accurate, as any inaccuracies may result in the cancellation of a trademark registration. For example, the lack of a bona fide intention to use the mark with all goods and/or services listed…