A provisional application is a summary of the invention and is filed to protect the invention at its early stage. If an applicant has filed the patent application for grant of patent he/she has to file the complete specification within a period of 12 months from the date of filing of the provisional application or else the application will be considered to be abandoned.
“At least one” refers to “one or more” components and therefore if a granted patent claims contains ” one ” or “at least one” will make a lot of difference if an infringer infringes upon the patented product. This example illustrates a need for language manipulation in patent claim writing.
Strong patent claim drafting skills can make the difference for a grant of software patent application by the patent examiner. However, writing a patent specification for information technology domain, software business app or mobile applications, cloud computing or IoT (Internet of Things), and subsequently drafting the required patent claims are highly technical in nature.
Intellectual Capital Investing in creation of intellectual capital during initial stages results in valuable intellectual property (IP). Such IP can be monetised by way of B2B licensing and technology transfer, thereby creating additional revenue streams. IP portfolio usually comprises patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and trade secrets, collectively contributing towards intellectual capital of the business. Read… Continue reading Intellectual Property Creation – Patents for Tech Startups
Article Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-DG Patents in Malaysia are governed by Intellectual Property Cooperation of Malaysia (MyIPO). Industries, corporations and individual researchers (inventors) involved in R & D (research and development) in Malaysia regularly seek professional services of technically qualified industrial patent experts for supporting research and development activities, patent consultancy, technology transfer, patent strategy, franchising, patent… Continue reading Patents in Malaysia: Intellectual Property Guide for Filing Patents in Malaysia
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BUMP TECHNOLOGIES: EXCHANGE CONTACT INFO AND OTHER DATA WITH OTHER PEOPLE BY TAPPING YOUR PHONES TOGETHER In this post, Internet Lawyer and Mobile App (Software) Patent Attorney, Advocate Rahul Dev discusses about bump patent application. Founded by David Lieb, Andy Huibers, and Jake Mintz, Bump lets you exchange contact info and other data with other people by tapping your… Continue reading Bump Technologies: Exchange Contact Information & Other Data
Prior art searches can have serious financial consequences as they can put into question a research programme or the commercialization of a new product or process. While one can adopt, in an initial phase, an amateurish approach, the complete analysis must be left to information specialists using professional tools.