How to Find Patents?

Answer Searching for patents helps you find out if someone has already claimed the rights to an invention. You can also find and study patents to see how the patent application process works, or use paten... Read More »

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Patents Act of 2004?

The Patents Act 1977 was an attempt by the United Kingdom to bring its patent laws into alignment with the policies and regulations of the European Patent Convention (EPC) of 1973. Changes to the E... Read More »

Patents Act 1949?

The United Kingdom's primary patent law at the time, the Patents Act of 1949 has been amended and eventually repealed by later legislation. The original Patent Act of 1949 established and consolida... Read More »

Claims & Patents?

A claim is a sentence in a patent application that uses precise and exact language to define the structure or process of an invention. Essentially, a claim is a definition of an invention. A claim ... Read More »

How to Teach Patents?

A patent gives an inventor the exclusive right to produce or license an invention for a specified period of time. The Constitution authorizes the U.S. Congress to write patent laws spelling out the... Read More »