What Startups Need to Know About Patents


IP Watchdog has just published a great article A Patent Process Primer for Startups which summarizes the five key phases of patenting for startups:

  1. The Patentability Search
  2. The Provisional Patent Application
  3. The Non-Provisional Patent Application
  4. Patent Prosecution
  5. Issuance

Definitely worth a read.

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