How to Fill Out a Patent Application?

Answer When you send a patent application for an invention to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, your patent is heavily scrutinized by a patent examiner to see if your product already exists. But before ... Read More »

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How to Fill Out a Provisional Patent Application?

A provisional patent protects an invention from theft. A provisional patent application, or PPA, protects an invention for up to one year, allowing the inventor to use a “Patent Pending” notice... Read More »

How to Fill Out an Adobe Application Without Having to Print & Fill in by Hand?

Adobe's "Portable Document Format" (PDF) is among the best-known ways to store and send files like brochures and job applications. If you print your PDF files and write in your information, however... Read More »

How to Get a Pct Patent Application?

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) streamlines the foreign filing of U.S. patent applications. By "filing PCT," with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), your patent is examined b... Read More »

When was the first software patent application in the U.S.?

Marty Goetz applied for the first software patent application in the United States on April, 8, 1965. Goetz applied for the patent to protect a software program he created during his employment wit... Read More »