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Types of Patents

Types of Patents

by: Rich Stim, Attorney There are three types of patents: utility patents, design patents, and plant patents. Have you invented or designed something new? You may be able to protect your rights with a patent. A patent is a grant by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that allows the patent owner to maintain a monopoly for a […]

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First

Hire An Attorney But Do Your Homework First A patent application is a legal document and you cannot expect to “spend one evening filling it out,” the better written the patent, the better the protection your patent will produce. Think of it as a contract for your invention, a contract that you or someone you […]