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Aug 26, 2018

In this episode I go over the pros and cons of filing a U.S. or PCT application first. Factors to consider might be what countries you want to file in, costs, information you will get, and whether you have multiple inventions in your application.

Aug 19, 2018

In this episode I go through to how get patents in non-PCT countries. Most industrialized nations are part of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, so you can use a single PCT application to enter into the national stage application of most countries throughout the world and generally have 30 months to do so from your earliest...

Aug 12, 2018

In this episode I go over the PCT application timelines and deadlines. Most important are the 12 month and 30 month deadlines, but there are also events at 19 and 22 months that you should be aware of as well as some other events that happen at certain times. If you're at all interested in getting patent protection in...

Aug 6, 2018

In this episode I go through all the details of how to file a PCT (international) patent application at the USPTO Receiving Office.  I focus on how to fill out the document called the Request and how to upload your documents to the Patent Office.