How to Apply for an International Patent?

Answer If you have an invention that you think is marketable, one of the first things you should do is apply for a patent for your invention in order for you to receive credit for the invention and so tha... Read More »

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What is a WIPO international patent?

A WIPO international patent is an agreement that grants ownership rights, recognized by many countries, to own intellectual property. It's granted under a treaty administered by The World Intellect... Read More »

How long does an international patent last?

Generally patents last 20 years whether they are international or domestic but that span can vary depending on the nature of the patent. Design patents, for instance, last only 14 years from the da... Read More »

How to Apply for a Patent in the U.S.?

Applying for a patent does not require expert legal knowledge, but the process itself is quite time consuming. In general, applying for a patent requires describing and diagramming the exact innova... Read More »

How much is it to apply for a patent?

The basic filing fee to apply for a Utility or Reissue patent is $330, as of 2009. The basic filing fee for a Design or Plant patent application is $220. There is a charge of $270 for all patents f... Read More »