Are you ready for a patent? Our take on it.

If you take away one point from this article, I hope it's that you need to a business plan and a plan for a patent before you file a patent application. Are you ready for a patent? Well, it really depends on your business plan. Does your business plan make sense?  First and foremost, a person should [...]

By | July 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Kickstarter & Risking Public Disclosure

Did you know that disclosing your invention to the public can prevent you from getting a patent? It's true, and it's a serious risk for Kickstarter companies. For those of you who don't know, Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform with the goal of bringing creative projects to life. If you go to Kickstarter right now, you [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

4 Reasons Claims Will Make Or Break Your Patent

The claims of a patent are immensely important to the patent, and they are a topic we have not discussed on PatentDirection! So here we go. Please take a minute to read our 4 reasons why your patent's claims will make or break your patent. 1 | The claims define the invention In patent law, we define the boundaries of an invention using [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Why Your Startup Needs A Patent

Good morning startups, entrepreneurs, and independent inventors. Over the weekend I was playing Risk (we're so cool) with some friends who work in the patent industry when one of them said to me, "I like your website but you haven't answered the most basic question your audience wants to know, "what is a patent and why [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments