Can we help?
This title explores the mechanics of the patent application process. The author provides readers with an introduction to the nature and function of intellectual property law as it relates to patents and offers step-by-step guidance on how to register a patent with the PTO. Readers will gain an understanding of the types of property that can be patented; how to protect and use patented property; the process for filing a utility patent application; pre- and post-issuance procedures; how to monetize patents; and infringement issues. The appendixes, together with the bibliography and recommended reading section, provide relevant statutes and other information. The glossary contains a summary of key terms defined throughout the book.