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Investor Expectations: Comprehensive Patent Search

INVESTORS WANT PATENTABILITY SEARCHES Investors want a return on their capital.  So when you approach investors, they want to see that you have taken the steps to protect their capital by way of a patent application.  But the reality is that most patents take two to four years to issue, and so you will seek investors shortly after […]

By | 2017-05-18T18:53:20+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Patents|Comments Off on Investor Expectations: Comprehensive Patent Search

Should I Get a Patent Search

First Time Inventor: Should I Have a Patent Attorney Conduct a Patent Search? YES.  Prior to committing the time and financial resources to a patent application, it is a good idea to allow an experienced patent lawyer the time to search for and examine prior inventions that could affect your ability to obtain a patent.  While the most obvious benefit of a patent search is to determine whether your invention is available for patent protection, it is far from the only benefit.  I have consistently found that […]

By | 2017-05-18T18:53:20+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Patents|Comments Off on Should I Get a Patent Search