Patent Drafting: Proving You’re in Possession of the Invention

The written description requirement, found in 35 U.S.C. 112(a), plays two important functions. First, it is used to define what constitutes the original filing (i.e., the disclosure present as of the date you file your patent application), which is then …
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Should I File a Patent Application Before Licensing the Invention?

I am frequently asked by inventors whether they should file a patent application before seeking to license their invention. Some even ask whether they should first obtain a patent before they submit the invention to a licensing company like Lambert …
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The Immunotherapy Patent Landscape: Types of patent claims for immunotherapeutic inventions –

The Immunotherapy Patent Landscape: Types of patent claims for immunotherapeutic inventions
While this article provides an overview of immunotherapy and the general types of patent claims sought to protect immunotherapeutic inventions, follow-up articles will explore patent validity issues, such as written description and enablement, novelty

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Cool invention! Now, here’s what you’ll pay for a patent

Michael Desmond/Getty Images Filing a patent on an invention allows you to protect your intellectual property from individuals and companies. A patent grants its owner rights to the invention for a predetermined amount of time, allowing the patent owner to …
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Open Invention Network aims to drive a world of patent non-aggression

With patents becoming the key to success for many technology giants, Open Invention Network (OIN) is all set to protect the shared innovation culture in the market by building a patent “no-fly” zone around Linux and other open source technologies.
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SleepOvation Confirms Patent Grant For The Most Significant Mattress Invention in The Last 100 Years

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SleepOvation LLC (the “Company” or “SleepOvation”), a hi-tech mattress manufacturer, announced the issuance of patent 9,661,932 for their invention by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The invention is …
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