Obtaining a Patent

A patent is a concession published by the government of the United States giving to inventors the right to exclude all the others to make, employ, or to sell their inventions in the United States, its territories, and possessions. Obtaining a patent on your invention is not impossible but it can take a certain time.

A patents prevent others of:

  • manufacture;
  • use;
  • sale; or
  • offering on sale the patented invention.

The process to obtain a patent can be complex, and the office of patent and registered trademark cannot help with the preparation of papers of application. Applicants are often advised to engage the services of a council in industrial property or an patenting agency, such as InventHelp, on obtaining a patent on the invention. A thing to remember on obtaining a patent is that the basic fees to deposit an patent application extend from $160 to $770, according to the type of patent application being classified and if the applicant is entitled to the statute like small entity (independent inventor, preoccupation with a small company, or non-profit organization).

Applications are assigned to the inspectors who are experts as regards obtaining a patent and his various fields of technology. The invention must be new, useful, and unobvious with those in this particular field of studies. The process on obtaining a patent takes normally approximately 19 month.

Obtaining a patent requires that the inventor should deposit an patent application. By obtaining a patent the application must contain: (1) a written description of the invention; and (2) claims to specify in particular and claim the invention distinctly as was explained in details onĀ, and here are the basics:

1. Description is right a detailed description of the structure, operation, and function of the invention, written in such terms as for allow any skilful person in art make and employ inventions. The description must also determine best the mode contemplated by the inventor to carry out his invention.

2. The complaints define distribute it and of the limits of the intellectual property and must be carefully written to avoid the lesson of former art while ensuring maximum legal protection for the invention. Like legal definition of the invention, the complaints are also principal with the questions of answer concerning the infringement.