Cover of: The complete patent kit | Rogers, James L., James L Rogers

About the Book

A Plain English Guide for Obtaining Your Patent and Making Money With ItYour invention is the product of effort and ingenuity that deserves to be protected. Reward all your hard work and creativity by obtaining a patent. The Complete Patent Kit contains everything you need to successfully navigate your way through the patent process. It takes you step-by-step through each stage of the application process and provides vital information for what you need to do, both before and after you receive your patent, to make your invention profitable.• Make MoneyFollow proven techniques to gain a stronger competitive advantage in the marketplace.• Respond to ChallengesLearn the best way to answer questions from the PTO to overcome any hurdles and speed the process along.• Sample PatentsFind samples of both a Utility Patent and a Design Patent to help guide you through the application process.• Online ResourcesObtain the latest information directly from the PTO to ensure faster approval of your submissions.• International ProtectionExpand your scope of protection by following international laws for patent approval.• Maintenance ScheduleTrack important dates and never miss a deadline again.With checklists, handy reference charts and unique forms, The Complete Patent Kit takes you start to finish through the patent process.

Table of Contents

Overview of the patent process
Other tools for the patent holder
Requirements for obtaining a patent
Searching for prior art
Drafting your patent application
The most important part of the application : claims
Completing your application
Preparing other types of applications
Filing your application abroad
After you file your patent application
Amending or modifying your application
Dealing with preliminary examination communications
overcoming novelty and obviousness rejections
How to overcome other types of rejections
Maintaining and correcting your new patent
Monitor your competitors
Patent infringement
Commercializing your invention through licensing
Alternative ways to commercialize your invention
Strategies for product commercialization.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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KF3114.6 .R642 2005

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