Where do you go to patent a new idea?
One can apply for a Patent when his idea is new and he wants to pursue that idea to make a business but afraid of copycats. In such case he can apply for Patent and then he can be sure that if somebody copies his idea, he can go and sue them with his Patent. There are mainly two types of patents: 1)Utility Patent: If your idea is technical in nature for example a software… Read More
The patent process is fairly complicated, so the best way is to work with an experienced patent attorney.
If you could improve a product how would you go about submitting your improvements without having your ideas taken away?
Contact a patent attorney to patent your idea.
No, technically your idea would have to be implemented in the form of an "invention" that is "new and non-obvious". Just because you thought of something you think is "new" does not necessarily mean you were the first.
Patent lawyers are required to have a license to practice in New York City and in any other location in the United States. The patent lawyers represent their clients that go before the federal Patent Office.
Ideas cannot be protected by copyright. If your idea is a new process, you may wish to seek patent protection for it.
You have an idea for an educational computer program but you are not a program designer can you patent your idea for the game or do you have to first make the program before seeking a patent?
The U.S. has a 'working provision' patent law that requires you to exploit a patent or forfeit the patent. Second, patents are really expensive.
There are many ways one can find out about information on obtaining a patent on an idea. This includes obtaining the help of a patent attorney or asking in forums.
Isnt it called a patent Patent
A patent may only be granted for the creation of a new machine, manufacture, and so on--not for the mere idea or suggestion of the new machine
You would want a patent for whatever portion of it is a new "thing" or a new use of an existing thing. If you're making a large and complex product, it does benefit you to patent discrete sections of it separately, as it will be easier to patent improvements to a small section than to the entire thing, and you will likely be able to license other uses of the smaller parts.
Apply for a patent on the idea. You can check with a patent attorney, or Google "Patents", which should steer you in the right direction.
If you are interested in making some profit from the new idea, I would suggest seeking a patent for it before sharing it with anyone, or at least equipping yourself with a good NDA.
If you have an idea for an invention, you can try to patent it. This is a complicated process and is not free, so you should consult a patent attorney. In parallel you should build a prototype to demonstrate the idea. Once you have a patent, you can try to sell the idea to a company that produces similar items, or start your own company.
Yes, you can sell your idea without a patent. A patent is a right granted by the government to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale or importing your invention. You do not need to have a patent in order to sell your idea. The purchaser may desire to file a patent. You may also decide to protect your idea using trade secret laws (like the recipe for Coca Cola). Please be sure… Read More
Go speak to a patent attorney who is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. If you go to www.uspto.gov (the ONLY official site of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) you can search for attorneys registered in your area. Some may even offer a free initial consultation, and you can rest assured that a legitimate attorney isn't going to risk losing their license to cheat you or steal your idea. I happen… Read More
You get a patent and then seek an investor or try to sell the patented idea to a company that operates in the field of your new product idea. Alternatively you can just blog about your new ideas like I do or submit them to another site or blog that welcomes new innovations. It all depends on whether you want to make money off your idea, spend money on your idea, or just share your… Read More
it means with someone steals our idea they they can not do that and get noticed for it you will
One can protect a patent idea in the European Union via application submitted to The European Union patent, formally know as European patent. Find as many details as required by searching "European Union patent" on the Wikipedia web page on the internet world wide web.
Patent is when a person invents an idea or product and in order to make it their own so that no one else can use it, they apply for a patent. This insures that only the person who originated the idea may use or profit off of it.
The three basic requirements are: 1. Novelty (the idea must be new and original) 2. Usefulness (the idea must perform some useful function), and 3. Non-obviousness (the idea must not be obvious)
You will want to visit the official Patent and Trademark office online to see if your idea has been patented first then apply for a patent.
You can typically patent an iPhone application. However, keep in mind that you cannot patent an idea but you can patent software. Review the US Patent and Trademark information and it should help: see related link
Yes it is possible, you just need to make a sketch and describe your idea then hand the form to the patent office, a lot of patents now are only ideas.
If an individual is seeking a way to patent his or her ideas, this can be accomplished by finding a legitimate patent company that will assist in getting your idea checked and patented for a fee. These companies can be found in the local directory or online, but do the research, some companies or not trustworthy.
Get it copyrighted. In addition or as an alternative to copyright protection, one might seek protection through means of a patent. Some ideas might not be able to receive the necessary statutory protection of a copyright or a patent, in which case, other means of protection include treating the idea as a trade secret and making sure, through contracts, to protect the proprietary nature of the idea.
Patent laws protect inventors from having their ideas or products stolen. To get an idea patent, you can contact a patent attorney in your area.
It's called a "patent" :)
Sure, why not? I would think it just has to be a decent idea, with a Prototype to prove it.
Conceptual design is an area of art that diagrams how a new idea or product may function. Conceptual design is most commonly used by inventors trying to patent an idea or businesses that are trying to finance a product.
If you have an idea that you think will sell big you need to protect it. If it is an idea for an invention you may need to take out a patent. When you purchase the patent you will be able to sue anyone who copies your idea. If you show your idea to someone before you patent it they could copy it and get a patent before you do - then it could cost… Read More
What is is a possible consequence of revealing an invention to the outside world before filing for patent protection?
Someone can steal your idea, and patent it.
Lincoln created an invention to free a stuck riverboat from a sandbar. As the inventor, he had the right to patent his idea.
William Kaufman who lived in New Jersey, invented the flip top box to be used for paper storage in press rooms. He tried to sell his idea but the day when his patent needed renewal, a cigarette company claimed the patent.
Once a patent is issued, nothing else needs to be done to protect it. The patent holder is the holder, that is it. That is why they are important anytime somebody has a unique idea.
Copyright only protects the expression of an idea, but a patent protects the idea itself (assuming it's an invention or process). You can write about, paint, or take a picture of a machine, but anyone can build it and sell it. But if you patent it, you have the exclusive right to build and sell it.
My aquaintance, mechanical ingineer, has told me that the possibility of self patenting does exist but I do not know steps. He told me that it is enough to make serch for invention idea purity and to registrate it with site USPTO.Gov, or PatentStorm.com, or OnlinePatent.com. I did not try to do so yet. I wait if anibody who has experience to self patent idea will add to my almost answer.
You can get a patent for an invention that is "new" and "non-obvious".
Patent protection gives inventors a temporary monopoly, more or less as a reward for coming up with the idea, and as a period of exclusivity where they can recoup any investment made in the development of the idea.
Please note that an idea is not a patentable matter. For example, if you have an idea of a composition containing aloe vera directed to reduce sun burnts, you need to develop that idea by means of creating the product and demonstrating that the same is indeed effective to solve the problem you want to solve. Further, you must demonstrate that your product has advantages and improvements over any other similar composition already seen. It… Read More
Abraham Lincoln. He received a patent in 1849 related to an idea he had about preventing ships from running aground.
No; patent applications require a great deal of information that would not be known until design is complete.
Getting a patent can allow you to recoup the cost of developing your idea instead of handing it over to competitors for free.
Ideas cannot be protected.
Alexander Graham Bell didn't really steal the idea from Johann Phillipp Reis about the phone. Mr. Reis did not get a patent on his idea, so Alexander Graham Bell decided to improve on Mr. Reis' idea, and apply for the patent.
In order to patent a new invention, one has to get a grant of property right from the US Patent and Trademark Office. Depending on the type of patent needed, one will have to fill out an application for either utility, design, or plant patent.
The answer is to apply for a patent for that idea. It has to be researched thoroughly first by the patent office before the application can be approved. There is a fee involved for this. See the related link for more information on how to get started. Good luck!
Information on patent help can be found at The Patent Office, Legal Zoom and Patently Brilliant. Help is additionally available at Idea 4 Invention and Trademark Express.
A patent is a deal struck between the inventor and the government. They get first crack at exploiting it if it is of national importance like a weapons system. In return the patent allows the inventor to exploit his idea and reap the rewards without others copying his idea. If someone does copy it he can take them to court with a strong case.
As an abstract idea, a theorem would not be patentable.