Applying for a Patent Online
John Andrew, P.E.
This online course describes the inventing process from idea conception to writing a patent application and filing it online at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. An example contract for outsourcing the patent manufacturing and sales to a company is also included. It is of great value to be innovative if you work in an industrial environment.
The course includes
a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding
of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course the attendee will:
The information will be especially useful to students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and innovators who want to search the US Patent library and apply for a patent.
Benefit to Attendees
Attendee of this course will be able to apply for a patent online.
Patents provide exclusive rights to manufacture and sell new products. Almost all products and enterprises must progress along an innovation path or they will be able to compete.
In this lesson, you are required to study the following course content in PDF format:
Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, download or print the document for your study. Because of the large file size, we recommend that you first save the file to your computer by right clicking the mouse and choosing "Save Target As ...", and then open the file in Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you still experience any difficulty in downloading or opening this file, you may need to close some applications or reboot your computer to free up some memory.
Making a patent search online and writing a patent disclosure are described. A method for writing a utility patent application and submitting it online is presented.
Existing items are improved and new items are created by combining and modifying items to meet a need.
See the related continuing education course G186 “Inventing by the NCMR Method” at www.PDHonline.com.
Innovation Articles, Guides, and Newsletters at: www.inventors.com
The United States Patent and Trademark Office Home Page at www.uspto.gov
Provides links to information about all aspects pertaining to invention patents.