Patent Pending in 24 Hours (Paperback)

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The quickest way for someone to establish proof of creation of an invention is to file a provisional patent application (PPA), a shortened version of a patent application. This book takes readers stepbystep through the process of drafting and filing a PPA within 24 hours, explaining how to: search for prior art, organize data, use charts and tables, create illustrations, assemble the PPA. Patent Pending in 24 Hours also discusses the advantages and limitations of, and alternatives to, PPAs, and covers what happens after submitting one to the Patent and Trademark Office, including: what happens if an invention is modified, whether an inventor needs a nondisclosure agreement when pitching a creation, how to mark an invention with "Patent Pending"

Product Details
ISBN: 9781413310726
Publisher: Nolo
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Pages: 442