May 15, 2019, 5:46 PM
To help inventors make informed decisions, the USPTO has instituted a free pilot program called Pro Se Assistance. The progam is designed to “provide assistance in helping applicants navigate www.uspto.gov and the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) to locate publically available educational resources.”
May 8, 2019, 4:02 PM
That's cool, but we'd like to see more women and minority inventors represented. So would the patent office.
May 1, 2019, 10:41 AM
A patent agent works with termites to make his own inventions.
Apr 12, 2019, 9:02 AM
Pharma Company Accused of Using Legal Tricks to Squash Generic Version
Mar 14, 2019, 10:43 AM
Having trouble getting a flat-panel TV mounted to your truck bed?
Feb 28, 2019, 9:54 AM
Girl, it's time to get your patent.
Dec 28, 2018, 2:01 PM
Matthew Whitaker, Trump’s Acting A.G., served on the advisory board of World Patent Marketing, which was fined $26 million by the FTC and shut down for scamming customers.
Dec 20, 2018, 1:23 PM
Amazon applies for a patent for technology that decides whether the person at your door is "suspicious."
Nov 21, 2018, 10:52 AM
Inventor Immersion Week is a new program in which inventors come to Philadelphia to create a working prototype and file a provisional patent. With 24-7 guidance, they spend an intensive week building and improving their concept. They work on patenting, prototyping, manufacturing and licensing, doing the work hands-on with NextFab staff as they build their prototype on professional fabrication machinery. The inventor gets to see Philadelphia from an insider's view, combining work with fun as they explore the city.
Oct 31, 2018, 11:49 AM
The best Halloween patent yet.