Join QuickPatents’ owner Kevin Prince and product licensing guru Steven Key as they discuss all things licensing in this 45-minute interview, including: How to get a licensing deal Whether or not licensing agents are worth your time How to find Continue reading Let’s Talk Licensing – Full Interview with Stephen Key
Now that we’ve been subjected to the Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB) for about five years, combined with a couple of Supreme Court decisions in 2006 and 2017, the need for legislation to protect inventors’ rights is obvious (if Continue reading Time Once Again to Call Your Congressman
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from QuickPatents! We hope you had a productive 2017! It was quite a busy year for us, so you all must have been inventing like crazy. We wish you well this holiday season and hope Continue reading Merry Christmas from QuickPatents (but not from the Patent Office)
As a client or a former client of QuickPatents, can I ask a favor of you? As you may know, several years ago I wrote the coffee table art book The Art of the Patent, which was originally a Kickstarter Continue reading My Latest Kickstarter Project: Art of the Patent Playing Cards
(Note: This article first appeared in the November 2016 Issue of Inventors Digest.) We recently had a patent client who sent us a fairly detailed invention disclosure and some drawings. I asked him if he had filed this package as Continue reading Why You Should File Your Own Provisional Patent Application… Today!
Many of my clients know I promote Stephen Key’s “One Simple Idea” series of books often, and he was kind enough to interview me for Inc. Magazine in regards to the difference between a patent agent and a patent attorney. Continue reading Difference Between Patent Agent and Patent Attorney
As a current or past client or associate of QuickPatents, we invite you to a free, live webinar entitled “Patents Q & A,” where you will be able to ask any patent-related questions. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, Continue reading Live Webinar — “Patents Q & A” – Feb. 10th, 4:00pm Pacific
Here’s an article I wrote for Inventorz Networkz about the pros & cons of design patents… — For many patent attorneys, design patents are like the strange relatives that live in another state. They don’t really understand them, but since they Continue reading Design Patents — The First Arrow in your Quiver
Google has announced an “experiment” to purchase patents… maybe yours? Between 5/8/15 to 5/22/15 you may submit your patent information and a price to Google, and then they’ll evaluate the patent and either reject your offer or move forward. You’ll Continue reading Will Google Buy Your Patent?
Yesterday, May 13, 2015, the United States (and Japan) joined the Hague Agreement, allowing US applicants to file a single design application and check-off any of 62 different countries and regions. Similar in some ways to the Patent Cooperation Treaty Continue reading A Single Design Patent Application for 62 Countries