Get patent pending status easy, fast and cheap with a provisional patent application. I have even created a DIY option to get Patent Pending status on your product in as little as one day and for less than $100 – check it out here.
When you are ready to move forward to get your invention patented, file a non-provisional patent application.
Not sure if your invention or idea has been thought of before, a patent search can show you similar ideas that others have patented.
When choosing an attorney you need to look for legal experience, technical knowledge and a person you feel comfortable working with. I have worked on hundreds of patent applications, I’m a degreed computer engineer with 10 years of engineering experience. Most importantly though, I’ll take the time to get to know you and your goals for your invention, educate you about patent law and tailor my advice to your needs. Read more about my experience and qualifications ->
Want to protect your business, service or product name with a registered trademark?
I offer a flat-fee, trademark application service.
Trying to choose a new name that won’t conflict with others? A trademark search can help you decide whether to invest in a new business or product name.
A copyright attaches to most original works of authorship as soon as the work is “fixed in a tangible medium.” However, having a registered copyright can give you certain advantages, especially if you need to stop infringement.
Patent Resources from Steve Aycock:
Provisional Patent Kit – complete package showing you how to do a DIY provisional application. An easy and inexpensive way to start with a patent.
Learning how to protect your ideas is an important part of the process for developing, producing and marketing an idea. Whether you want to license your idea to a manufacturer or want to be the manufacturer yourself, you need to protect all aspects of your idea. I can help by applying my knowledge of the various forms of IP protection to help you including trademark, copyright and patent.