The Strategy Behind Filing Provisional Patent Applications

{3:40 minutes to read} In our last article, we discussed the timeline of a provisional patent application. In this article, we continue to explore the strategy that can be applied to this type of application.   Often, clients are wary about committing to full patent applications while in development of a product. However, during this […]

How Long Will It Take Me to Get My Patent?

{4 minutes to read} A question I am frequently asked is, “How long does it take to get a patent?” As with most things, the short answer is, “It depends.” I often say that a typical case takes about 3 years. To understand why, we need to look at patent law history. Previously, when a […]

Necessity Is the Mother of All Invention

{4:10 minutes to read} I find it very interesting that I’m working with 3 mother-daughter teams. They are adult mothers & daughters and have been able to collaborate very successfully on some new inventions. Here’s the story of one of these mother-daughter teams: They had previously brought a garment idea to a patent attorney who […]