WHAT NOT TO DO BEFORE YOU FILE

Introduction In many circumstances, once the innovative horse has galloped out (or been lured out) of the barn, it is impossible to lead it back. Note also, that even your own offer to let the horse out of the barn or offer to sell the horse, sight unseen, to a potential buyer, can jeopardize patent…

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REQUIREMENTS FOR A PATENTABLE INVENTION

Introduction As mentioned in “What Is A Patent”, a development must be novel, useful and non-obvious to persons skilled or knowledgeable in the applicable technology or art. Novelty To comply with the requirement that the development be novel, the invention must not have been known or used by others in the U.S. or patented or…

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