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Jul 25, 2019

Is there a simplified process to get near worldwide design patent protection? Learn about the closest thing we have to worldwide design patent registration by filing your design through the International Design Registration system under the Hague Agreement.

Jul 18, 2019

Who gets to be listed as an inventor on a patent? Do you have to physically make the product to be considered an inventor? Are engineers or manufacturers that just take your idea and figure out how to physically make it considered joint inventors with you? Answers to these questions and more are answered in this episode.

Jul 11, 2019

How words are defined in a patent can make the difference between patenting infringing and non-infringement. But how should words be defined if there's a fight about the meaning of a word in a patent? Should expert testimony be used? Dictionaries? Scholarly journals? The patent itself? Learn the hierarchy of sources for...

Jul 4, 2019

In this episode I go over a procedure in case someone steals your invention and then files a patent application before you do.  You can initiate a Derivation Proceeding so that the person that stole your invention is not rewarded with a patent.