Inventions for Easter

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Christians all over the world will soon be celebrating Easter. In honor of the upcoming holiday, here’s a look at a few Easter related patents. Since Easter is a holiday that celebrates spring and renewals, it’s appropriate that it can also inspire new inventions. Broadly speaking, our Easter-related patents include both design patents for something … Read more

Why Are Design Patents Useful?

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Design patents and utility (invention) patents are two very different things. Design patents protect how something looks; utility patents protect how it works. Some people might think it’s only important to have a design patent if you have a very strong brand already, so that people would want to make an exact copy of your … Read more

5 Negative Effects of Patent Application Rejection on Patent Attorneys

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“Patent drawings are not important for the patent filing process”, said a layman But you know it.  I know it.  Any qualified patent attorney knows it that if you want to increase your chances of getting your patent filing approved, patent drawings are incredibly important. Why is it so? Why are patent drawings so much … Read more

A Science Fiction Patent?

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There are many requirements that an invention must fulfill in order to be granted a patent. The invention must be novel, non-obvious, and useful. Note that “proven to work” is not on the list of requirements. You don’t necessarily have to build a prototype to get a patent. A great example is US Patent 10,144,532 … Read more