Office Action – How To Respond To An Office Action?

An office action is a notification that a patent examiner sends to the applicant of a pending patent application. The notice usually includes one or more rejections of claims made in the application. This blog will walk you through the different types of office action and how you can respond to them. What is an[…]

Patent Drawings – The Benefits of Patent illustrations

In order to obtain a patent, an inventor must provide a clear and concise drawing of the invention that will be patented. The written description of the invention in the patent application is not enough. The drawing must contain enough detail that someone skilled in the relevant art could make and use the invention without[…]

Patent Proofreading

Patent Proofreading – How To Proofread Patent?

Patents are a legal way of protecting Intellectual Property and the risks associated with them. There are so many types of mistakes that can be made during the process. So, it is important to have your work professionally proofread before filing the patent application. In this blog, we will discuss what is patent proofreading. There[…]

NON PROVISIONAL Utility patent application

Non-Provisional Utility Patent Application 101

USPTO grants three types of patents: Plant, design, and utility. Plant and utility are divided into two categories: provisional and non-provisional utility patent application. A provisional application is economical and reserve inventor’s rights for 12 months. If the inventor fails to obtain a patent in 12 months then the patent is canceled. A non-provisional application[…]

The Actual Cost to File Patent What All to Spend On

The Actual Cost to File Patent: What All to Spend On?

what is the cost to file patent? The first question that, generally, comes to anybody’s mind after he/she invents anything and thinks to patent it. The answer to the question is that the cost of obtaining a patent cannot be estimated accurately and easily. It primarily depends on: The geographical scope. The complexity of the[…]

Patent Process Guide

Patent Process Guide: The Complete Breakdown

Obtaining a patent is a complex and tough process. Here is a patent process guide to breaking down the patent process step by step. Related article: How to build a perfect patent strategy? Patent Process Guide: Steps Involved Step 1 Get a clear idea about the types of IP protection: Patent, copyright, marketing plan, trademark,[…]

File Provisional Patent Applications Ins and Outs

File Provisional Patent Applications: Ins and Outs

If you are, in the future, thinking to file provisional patent applications then this article is for you! According to the U.S. trademark and patent office (USPTO), a provisional application is a legal document filed in the USPTO, that establishes an early filing date but does not mature into an issued patent unless you file a regular non-provisional patent application within one year.[…]

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