Frequently Asked Questions
How can I protect my invention and get it on the market?
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I did a patent search and did not find my exact invention. Am I ready to file a patent application?
I have filed a provisional patent application. Does this mean my invention is now patent pending?
I’m confused about the provisional patent application. Can I file it myself or do I need a lawyer?
If I disclose my idea to a company, what will prevent them from stealing it?
My funds are limited. Is there a low cost way to develop my idea?
Should I try to license my invention exclusively to one company or should I try to license it to many companies?
What is the best way to protect an invention that is a new use for an existing device?
What is the difference between a patent attorney and a patent agent?
What questions should I ask a company that says it can help me get my product to market?
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