How to Get a Patent on the Improvement of an Existing Patent?

Answer Perhaps you've written additional code that works with an existing software program. Or you've added a feature to a kitchen tool, such as attaching a magnet to a cooking mitt. Regardless of what im... Read More »

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Can you patent a new use of an existing product?

On One Hand: You Can Patent A New Use Of An Existing ProductIf you come up with a new use for an existing product you can file what is known as a use patent. If the use patent is approved you would... Read More »

What is the difference between patent attorneys and patent agents?

Patent attorneys and patent agents both help inventors process patent applications, but only attorneys can represent inventors in litigation or legal transactions.The Role of Patent AttorneysAttorn... Read More »

Do patent agents need to be admitted to the patent bar?

Patent agents must be admitted to the patent bar in order to represent inventors. They are required by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to pass an exam showing they have necessary legal, scient... Read More »

How is a patent done?

To gain the exclusive ownership rights of your inventions for new and useful articles, machines, processes or substances you have invented, contact the United States Patent and Trademark Office (US... Read More »