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Full Patent Protection vs. a Provisional Patent Application

Thursday | May 27, 2021By Shane Skwarekpatent draftingpatent eligibilityPatent Protectionprovisional patentprovisional patent application

The cost savings of filing a provisional patent application without consulting a professional are certainly tempting. However, such a strategy may ultimately cost more in the long run, including possibly costing valuable patent protection. What is a Provisional Patent Application?…

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What Does Patent Pending Mean?

Wednesday | August 5, 2020By Shane Skwarekpatent attorneypatent pendingPatent Protectionprovisional patent

People often encounter products that are marked with the phrase “patent pending,” but what does that really mean? “Patent pending” can be somewhat misleading to those unfamiliar with the lengthy process involved with obtaining a patent in the United States.…

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Provisional Patent Application Strategies for Success

Saturday | January 11, 2020By Shane Skwarekprovisional patentprovisional patent applicationutah patentutah patent lawyer

Starting the process of patenting your innovation by filing a provisional patent application can be a high-value approach. However, misconceptions about what provisional applications are, and the standards applicable to them, may lead to a filing that provides no benefit…

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