May 2, 2019
When Is An Idea Eligible For A Patent?

When Is an Idea Eligible for a Patent?

You’ve said for years that you have the next great idea. Inspiration can come from anywhere, and you have something the world has never seen. When does an idea go from a spark to a patentable concept? We are going […]
March 25, 2019
Patenting Process Guide For Entrepreneurs

Navigating the Patenting Process: A Step-by-Step Guide for Entrepreneurs

Some legal processes are as simple as showing the proper documentation and filing a form, or even just clicking the appropriate boxes in an online form, and then you are officially employed, affiliated with a business, married, or otherwise legally […]
March 18, 2019
Secret Weapon For Startups: Provisional Patent Applications

A Secret Weapon For Startups: Provisional Patent Applications

Intellectual property is a startup’s most valuable resource.  When Ryan Frayneappeared on Shark Tank, his invention, an air mattress that you can inflate in a single breath, stood out from the copycat food products and gimmicky gift ideas that often appear on […]
March 13, 2019
The One Thing To Do Before Filing Patent

The One Thing You Need to Do Before Filing a Patent Application

Despite the narratives you might hear about life-changing inventions being the result of a brief moment of inspiration, the truth is somewhat more complicated.  Even in cases where the idea for the final product seems to have occurred to the […]
March 8, 2019
Patent Attorney Long Term Goals

Does Your Patent Attorney Have Your Long-Term Goals in Mind?

Careful planning for the short-term and the long-term is essential for any business.  Successful business owners always consider the return on investment when they make a major purchase or begin a project.  Only the biggest companies have their own in-house […]
February 28, 2019
Artificial Intelligence IP protection

With AI Technology Advancing So Rapidly, Is IP Protection Worth It?

A common question asked by innovators in the high-tech, artificial intelligence and software industries is whether securing IP protection is worth it. This question comes up because those involved in these technology areas work in a rapidly changing environment where […]
February 22, 2019
Software Medical Device Patent

When Software Qualifies as a Medical Device, IP Protections are Needed

Artificial intelligence software has become so sophisticated that AI is now being regularly used in the healthcare field. Many new medical devices include some form of AI technology to make testing, diagnosing, and treatment easier, safer, and faster. AI and […]
February 19, 2019
Design Patent Protection for Innovative Products

Innovative Product Designs Deserve Protection

One of the largest drivers of successful businesses is having a product design that resonates well with consumers. The design of a product can have a huge impact on the marketability of a product. The design of a product often […]
February 14, 2019
Protect Your Mobile Apps Intellectual Property

Protect Your Mobile Apps Intellectual Property

In today’s tech-savvy and highly digitally-connected world, mobile application development is a booming industry. The mobile experience is ubiquitous – practically everyone has a smart device or mobile platform that gives them constant and instantaneous access to the internet. Due […]