The US Patent Office and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency of the US Department of Commerce that exists to grant patents for the protection of inventions and to register trademarks. Given the importance of intellectual property protection for all businesses, but especially those in the technology sector, keeping abreast of these past and future changes to the US Patent Office guidelines and processes in … Continue reading US Patent Office Changes Businesses Should be Aware of
Patent drawings usually accompany patent applications. Unless your idea or invention happens to be completely non-visual, you will need to investigate the patent drawing process and develop a plan for creating them. High-quality patent drawings should explain your invention from a visual perspective. These drawings can be especially helpful for conveying pertinent information about a process or how your invention works. Many patent applicants submit … Continue reading Patent Drawings 101 : How to Protect Technology ?