Patent It Yourself

Patent It Yourself : Your Step-By-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office

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Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers takes you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you:
determine if you can patent your invention
understand patent law
evaluate the commercial potential of your idea
perform your own patent search
file a provisional patent application
prepare a formal patent application
respond to patent examiners
amend an application
enforce and maintain your patent
market and license your invention
Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which has to revolutionized patent law.
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  • Paperback | 638 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 35.56mm | 1,428.81g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 17th ed.
  • Figures
  • 1413320449
  • 9781413320442
  • 1,067,234

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Patent It Yourself contains all necessary forms and instructions plus advice on marketing your invention. --Money
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About David Pressman

San Francisco Patent Attorney David Pressman is a graduate of Penn State University (BSEE) and George Washington University Law School (JD) where he was on the Law Review. He has over 40 years of experience in the patent profession -- as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent Office, a patent attorney in corporate and private practice, a university instructor, a columnist, and as author of the Patent and Trademark entries to the World Book Encyclopedia. He is an expert on patent filing, prosecution, and licensing and his books have charted the path for over 250,000 inventors. Patent It Yourself is the most highly recommended guide to patenting an invention. David is also co-author of "The Inventor's Notebook "(with Fred Grissom), "How to Make Patent Drawings Yourself "(with Jack Lo), "Patent Pending In 24 Hours "(with Rich Stim), and "Patents For Beginners "(with Rich Stim).
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