Patent It Yourself : Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U. S. Patent Office, by Pressman, David
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- ISBN: 9781413317190 | 1413317197
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/31/2012
Patent your creation with the world's bestselling guide to patents! Have a world-class idea? Ready to protect your invention from copycats? Then turn to the best resource available -- Patent It Yourself. Attorney David Pressman takes you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: . determine if you can patent your invention . understand patent law . evaluate the commercial potential of your idea . perform your own patent search . file a provisional patent application . prepare a formal patent application . respond to patent examiners . amend an application . enforce and maintain your patent . market and license your invention Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which promises to revolutionize patent law. Whether you're new at the inventing game or a grizzled veteran, Patent It Yourselfwill save you grief, time and money.