Patents

Patents are critical for protecting inventions and designs. Learn how and when to file one, read success stories from fellow inventors, and more.

How Lawyers Help File Patent Applications

A good patent attorney can make a complicated process easier.

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What Is a Patent, and How to Use It

A patent is a valuable right that helps you protect your unique invention. But it can be a pricy and time-consuming proposition. Learn the patent…

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Disabled Inventors: Necessity Is the Mother of Invention

Inventors are known to tackle problems they encounter in their everyday lives. For disabled inventors solving these problems can have a life-changing…

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Honoring George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver rose from slavery to become one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century.

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Patent Trolls and Their Impact

Imagine getting a letter demanding $25,000 in back licensing fees from the patent holder of a product you use to produce your own product. “Patent…

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Patent Pending: Knowing When It's Time to File a Provisional Patent

If you're ready to protect your invention even though it may not be ready for market, you should know about provisional patents. Here's the basics.

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Why You Should Patent Your Invention

Here are three reasons you'll want to consider patenting your invention, plus a few words of caution.

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What Can You Patent

Not every idea you have can be protected with a patent. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has strict rules for what can be patented. Find…

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Can You Patent Your Mobile App?

Protect your intellectual property by applying for a patent at the right time and with the right details about your unique app.

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Learn how to protect your intellectual property rights—from copyrights to patents.

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