What are plant patents?

A plant patent is an intellectual property right that prevents others from copying, selling, or using the key qualities of a patent related to plant. By restricting competitors from using the a plant patent assist an innovator secure protection of his/her invention. Plants grown from tubes, as well as wild and uncultivated plants, are not […]

What is IDS in intellectual property?

An information disclosure statement (IDS) is a document submitted by a patent applicant to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) during the patent prosecution process that contains prior art information. All patent applicants have a responsibility to disclose all prior art or background information that may be connected to the patentability of the […]

Patent and Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is one of the most rapidly developing technologies in terms of patent filings at the Patent and Trademark Office. Annual AI patent applications increased by more than 90% between 2002 and 2019. This increase in AI based patent applications highlights the necessity for applicants to develop a strategy for building a patent portfolio […]

How to expand your patent protection overseas

Patents usually have a limited territorial scope. Patent rights may only be enforced in the nation where the patent application was filed. As a result, if you want to transfer your technology or business outside of your nation, you should consider expanding your patent rights in all countries of interest. It enables you to maximize […]

What is Patent of Addition?

The main purpose of Patent of Addition is improvements or changes that aren’t covered in the original patent but have been improved or updated later. A patent of addition is used to protect innovative, industrially applicable, and non-inventive alterations or enhancements made after a patent application that has already been submitted or issued. Under section […]

How to manage your patents licensing

A patent license is a contract that allows someone else to create, use, and sell your invention commercially for a set period of time. The ‘licensor’ is the person who owns the invention (patent), while the ‘licensee’ is the person who receives the license. Payment for the license is a part of licensing agreements. Depending […]

Valuing Patents

Innovation is the most crucial method for firms to stay in competition, and the only way to safeguard is to protect original ideas and prevent others from using them. Patents allow firms to protect their ideas from other users, at least for a limited time. Because patents are valuable assets to businesses, it’s necessary for […]

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