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Nov 28, 2019

If you see a competitor's pending patent application and you're afraid that the examiner doesn't know that a reference exists that makes your competitor's so-call invention not new or obvious, then you can submit a third party preissuance submission. Learn how to submit documents to the USPTO for someone else's patent...


Nov 19, 2019

Learn how to speed up your patent application examination using the Patent Prosecution Highway. If you have allowable claims in a foreign patent or in a PCT application, you can get your application moved to the front of the line and save a lot of time.


Nov 16, 2019

Sometimes your attorney arguing to the patent examiner that your invention is patentable isn't enough, and the examiner might say that your attorneys arguments aren't supported by facts. When this happens you will need a Rule 132 Declaration, and oftentimes an expert to tell the patent examiner that your invention is...


Nov 7, 2019

In this bonus episode of "Patenting for Inventors," I interview Eric Rose, founder and CEO of Pinnacle Product Innovation, Inc.  Eric is a product innovation and management consultant who provides entrepreneurs and established companies with the expertise to move new products from opportunity into marketplace reality....


Nov 2, 2019

How do you know whether or not you're infringing someone else's trademark, or whether your trademark can be registered? It all comes down "likelihood of confusion." But how do you determine the likelihood of confusion? The United States Patent and Trademark Office uses what are called the DuPont Factors, a set of 13...