Trademark, Patents & Copyrights
Utility Patents FAQs
What is a utility patent?
How long does a utility patent last?
Why should I file a utility patent application?
When should I file my utility patent application?
What is the difference between a Provisional Application for Patent and a Non-Provisional Utility Patent Application?
What if there are multiple inventors?
Can provisional applications be converted into full utility patent applications?
What do I need to include in my utility patent application?
Are there guidelines for completing utility patent applications?
Are there guidelines for drawings that are included with utility patent applications?
What is a filing date?
How long will it take to process my application?