Have you ever wondered how to get a patent for an idea? Can your idea even be patented? All of the basics are covered in this video! (FREE resources included below…) ⏬
Registered USPTO patent attorney, J.D. Houvener from Bold Patents Law Firm, explains how to get a patent for an idea!
Below we have provided resources and timestamps with brief explanations for each aspect of this subject.
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➡️0:31 Bring the Idea to Invention
✔️An idea is NOT an invention, but it CAN be.
✔️To have an invention, you must know how your idea will work.
✔️You don’t have to have a prototype!
➡️1:58 Ensure Your Eligibility
✔️Your invention must be a machine, process, assembly, or composition of matter.
➡️2:58 Get the Inventorship Right
✔️If there are other inventors, they must be listed.
✔️A manufacturer doesn’t count unless they’ve come up with a novel feature.
➡️4:08 Who Has Ownership?
✔️Make sure that the company you work for can’t claim ownership!
➡️5:00 Know Your Goals
✔️Do you want to license your patent or start your own business?
✔️The answer greatly affects how you’ll go about the patent process!
➡️6:08 Disclosure = Disqualification
✔️If you’ve publically shared your invention over a year ago, you are no longer eligible for patent protection.
✔️You must be able to show novelty, utility, and non-obviousness.
✔️Even if you know you are patent eligible, you have to consider how to market your invention.
✔️This is true whether you are planning to license or use your patent!
➡️8:46 Written Description
✔️Be able to describe every detail of your invention in words.
➡️9:26 Think Big
✔️Don’t sell yourself short! You may want to seek international protection as well.
✏️ BONUS RESOURCES✏️
🔹 Check out our detailed blog article that explains how to get a patent for an invention: https://boldip.com/blog/how-to-patent-an-idea/
🔹 Learn how to file a utility patent application: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1-AwTE0A_E&t=5s
🔹 Ready for the next step? Learn how to file your provisional patent application! https://boldip.com/blog/how-to-file-a-provisional-patent-application/
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