Patents represent a vast source of information covering every field of technology. Using patent information to find technology from around the world is easy. This brief (12 page) guide tells how.
From Invention to Patent : a scientist and engineer's guide by Steven H. VoldmanInvention and patents continues to be an important issue in technology and our global economy. Invention and Patenting provides a clear picture of how to be a prolific inventor, to understand patents, and the patent process. It provides an illuminating insight into the writing of invention disclosures to patents from the submission process to final drafts. The book shows how to communicate effectively with patent lawyers and patent examiners, teaching the language of "legalese." This book is unique in covering both the early invention process to final patent drafting to provide high quality patents in technologies. Key features include: How to become an inventor, how to invent, to what is invention; How to write an invention disclosure to writing a patent; Examples of utility, design, and plant patents; How to prepare the background section, brief listing of figures, detailed description of the invention, claims, abstract to artwork; Using patent search engines; Writing independent and dependent claims; Analyzing office actions of the US and European patent offices; How to write an office action response and amending claims; and, Examples of Office Action responses, preliminary amendments, to notice of allowance response; Invention and Patenting is the first book by an engineer and inventor from a technologist's point of view. It is an essential reference for engineers and inventors. It is also useful for graduate and undergraduate students in technology and the sciences.
Publication Date: 2018
Fundamentals of Patenting and Licensing for Scientists and Engineers by Matthew Y. MaIn easy-to-understand language, this book covers various aspects, including basic concepts of patent laws and rules, innovation protection, patenting, patents post-granting and patent licensing. For inventors who want to file patents by themselves, this new edition provides guidelines and step-by-step instructions on preparing and filing a US provisional patent application, while avoiding the pitfalls that commonly occur in do-it-yourself patenting.
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Publication Date: 2015
A Guide for Implementing a Patent Strategy by Donald S. RimaiAimed at scientists, engineers, technicians, managers, and entrepreneurs who want to financially benefit from their innovations. How to build patent portfolios that will properly protect your technology and the tools that innovators need to generate patents are presented in detail.
The Independent Inventor's Handbook by Louis Foreman; Jill Gilbert WelytokEverything a future inventor needs: Understanding the difference between a good idea and a marketable idea; Why investing too much money at the outset can sink you; The downside of design patents, and how best to file an application for a utility patent; Surveys, online test runs and other strategies for market research on a tight budget; Plus the effective pitch...
This Manual is published to provide US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent examiners, applicants, attorneys, agents, and representatives of applicants with a reference work on the practices and procedures relative to the prosecution of patent applications before the USPTO. It contains instructions to examiners, as well as other material in the nature of information and interpretation, and outlines the current procedures which the examiners are required or authorized to follow.
The Patent Guide by Carl W. Battle; Andrea D. SmallThis revised edition includes information on inventor notebooks and records, updates to the patent filing process in the United States and abroad, the latest USPTO forms and templates, and changes to electronic filing and submission procedures. With easy-to-use forms and step-by-step instructions, The Patent Guide is an indispensable tool to help minimize costs and maximize profits of your ideas and inventions.