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To Patent or Not to Patent

: Run & Grow Business, Legal Issues Do I always need a patent for my business idea? The quick answer is no, not always. But for some reason most people want to patent their idea. Let’s explore. How often have you heard someone say, “My idea needs a patent” or “I will make a billion on a patent ... ...

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Protect Your Intellectual Property with Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

with Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights Protect Your Intellectual Property with Patents, Trademarks ... ...

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Mentor Helped Lead Inventors to Patents

Thu, 2012-05-24 10:26 Steve Greenfield - former SCORE client, current SCORE mentor and owner of Greenfield Patents Invention and Patent Consulting - has helped hundreds of SCORE clients obtain the proper patents for their inventions ... ...

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SCORE Mentor Gives Advice on Product Patents - HuffPost Business

Thu, 2011-12-22 12:13 Jerry Chautin of SCORE Atlanta tells the story of client "Mr. Spinwall" navigating the world of patents with the help of SCORE mentor, Dick Fenster.   CLICK TO READ THE ARTICLE ... ...

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How to Get a Patent

I need a patent or maybe a trademark? - LT  A: Do you remember the first video arcade ... ...

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Intellectual Property Protection for Small Business

makes protecting it easier should you have to take legal action to do so. Patent protection A patent is the type of protection that is most often thought about as IP, as it is associated with inventions and innovative products. When you patent something, you are granted exclusive rights ... ...

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10 Ways to Minimize Business Risk - Part 1

for a patent on your invention, make sure that the patent is assigned to your business rather than ... ...

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Understanding Intellectual Property: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About IP

: •    The different types of intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent). •    Is my idea protectable by IP? •    Why would I want a patent, copyright or trademark? •    How much does a patent ... ...

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Where Small Businesses Make Intellectual Property Mistakes

, trademark, patent, or trade secret, or even trade dress. Again, this is an area where it is a good idea ... ...

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You have a great product -- now what?

Engineering and Raytheon Corp., William Merritt patented a coffee-cup holder that attaches to laptop computers. It presented the biggest challenge of his working life. "It was simple to get the patent ... ...

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