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  1. Good question. The decision to pursue patents , which kind and how much to spend is a business decision... 1-4 years after you serve, the patent office will return the serve. You will have additional...

    6 Answers · Business & Finance · 08/03/2007

  2. You do not patent "ideas," you patent inventions. Having said...significant, $515 for a small entity, which would include a single inventor. If the patent ever issues, the issue fee is $720. Then you have to pay maintenance...

    4 Answers · Business & Finance · 11/11/2007

  3. I wouldn't advise trying to write a patent application yourself. A patent that isn't ...invention is novel (new), whether it will be worthwhile to patent , and about how much it will cost to draft, file, and prosecute (expect...

    5 Answers · Business & Finance · 19/11/2006

  4. Provisional Patents : $299.00 Copyrights: $149.00 Trademarks: $484.00 Simply...quick payoff for your idea. Thousands of inventions are patented each year but only a minuscule amount actually generate substantial, if any, ...

    7 Answers · Business & Finance · 13/07/2007

  5. ... you file your provisional application for patent you have " Patent Pending" about...the Provisional Application for Patent ? It only costs $65 and was ...

    2 Answers · Politics & Government · 18/07/2014

  6. The patent is supposed to contain enough information to allow someone "skilled in...information missing then it would be impossible for anyone to make it work, so the patent would not protect your invention in its finished and working...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/07/2012

  7. " Patent pending" is a vague warning to their ...if they copy the invention, assuming the invention could be covered by a patent some day; (2) it invites someone to contact the manufacturers for...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 13/02/2014

  8. Ugg. Software patents are evil. As you probably know, software...some support from the courts. Most of these patents are on trivial features, and the existence...

    3 Answers · Computers & Internet · 22/07/2007

  9. You can patent an improvement to another patent that is not obvious in light of the other patent or...patentable if "the differences between the subject matter sought to be patented and the prior art are such that the subject matter as a whole would have been...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/03/2011

  10. A patent is a legal protection of an invention which is given by the government...money off their invention. An individual or company applies for a patent from the government s patent office by sending in the description, pictures...

    4 Answers · Business & Finance · 20/10/2008

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