Patent Pending in 24 Hours

Author: David Pressman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322019
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Genre: Law

Everything you need to protect your invention now Ready to stamp "patent pending" on your invention? Then you need to file a provisional patent application (PPA), an inexpensive way to claim your invention - and buy yourself time to determine whether it's worthwhile to pursue a regular patent. With Patent Pending in 24 Hours, you will learn how to: conduct a patent search onlinecomplete all the necessary formsevaluate potential hurdlesprepare informal drawingsfile your application, andfile a new PPA to reflect modifications This new 7th edition incorporates changes from the "America Invents Act," as well as recent revisions to patent rules and regulations. Thousands of people have used Patent Pending in 24 Hours successfully. You can, too!

Patent Pending in 24 Hours

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413314878
Release Date: 2009-11-19
Genre: Law

Take the first step to protecting your invention! Ready to stamp "patent pending" on your invention? Then you need to file a provisional patent application (PPA), an inexpensive way to claim your hard work. With a PPA, you'll have time to figure out whether you can make a profit from your creation before you invest more time and money. With Patent Pending in 24 Hours, you have all the forms and information you need to get the job done! Find out how to: evaluate hurdles to patentability write a clear PPA prepare informal drawings of your invention conduct a patent search online understand basic patent law complete all forms required by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office file your application modify your invention after filing The book also includes important legal forms to help you preserve your rights when showing or selling your invention: nondisclosure agreement patent assignment prototype-maker agreement joint-ownership agreement The 5th edition contains revised and updated patent searching information as well as updated case law and patent regulations, plus additional resources.

Patent It Yourself

Author: David Pressman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413322576
Release Date: 2016-07-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers take you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your idea perform your own patent search file a provisional patent application prepare a formal patent application respond to patent examiners amend an application enforce and maintain your patent market and license your invention Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which has to revolutionized patent law.

Nolo s Patents for Beginners

Author: David Pressman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321524
Release Date: 2015-05-30
Genre: Business & Economics

A brilliantly clear and up-to-date patent guide Patent law is changing, and this bestselling primer on patent law has up-to-date information on the America Invents Act, the most important change to American patent law in two centuries. Packed with detailed information, Nolo’s Patents for Beginners explains how to: document your invention acquire patent rights "read" a patent application understand how and why to make a patent search determine patent ownership find patent information understand international patent law decide whether to file a provisional patent Nolo's Patents for Beginners provides plain-English explanations of patent law, patent and invention resources and a glossary of patent terms. The 8th edition is completely updated to cover all changes in patent law and regulations, including the latest on filing for provisional patent status.

How to Make Patent Drawings

Author: Jack Lo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413321579
Release Date: 2015-06-29
Genre: Law

Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself! If you’re trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make Patent Drawings you’ll be able to complete this crucial step and create a patent drawing that complies with the strict rules of the USPTO. This book is a good companion for Patent It Yourself. The 7th edition is completely updated to reflect recent changes to patent law and the newest advances in technical drawing. It includes all necessary forms with step-by-step instructions.

How to Make Patent Drawings Yourself

Author: Jack Lo
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9780873377881
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Law

"Even if you hire a patent attorney this book is worth reading, as it can minimize the $200-per-hour consulting time you'll need with your attorney." Entrepreneur Magazine"Using this book, inventors will learn how to complete this crucial step in receiving a patent." Poptronics

Inventor s Notebook

Author: Fred E. Grissom
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315080
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The best way to protect your invention is to keep good records. Let The Inventor's Notebook track – and prompt you to take care of – every important step in the process. Use it to: • document the development of your invention • help you can make refinements while building and testing • assess the commercial potential of your invention • calculate how much capital you are likely to need • organize your search for funds to build, test, manufacture and distribute your invention • create a record of contacts who know of your invention and have signed confidentiality agreements The perfect companion to Nolo's bestselling Patent It Yourself, this book includes worksheets, forms, sample agreements, instructions and much more. The 5th edition is updated to provide the latest patent forms and rules.

Manager s Legal Handbook The

Author: Amy DelPo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315103
Release Date: 2009-11-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

Save Your Small Business

Author: Ralph E. Warner
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413310412
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Author: Richard E. Barnes
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413310184
Release Date: 2009-08-01
Genre: Law

Targeting parents in second marriages who want to provide for their current spouse and their children from both marriages, the author provides sample estate plans and covers such topics as estate and gift taxes in a second marriage, choosing executors and trustees, the latest federal and state laws, and much more. 15,000 first printing. Original.

The Business of iPhone App Development

Author: Dave Wooldridge
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430227342
Release Date: 2010-08-26
Genre: Business & Economics

The phenomenal success of the iPhone and the iPod touch has ushered in a “gold rush” for developers, but with well over 100,000 apps in the highly competitive App Store, it has become increasingly difficult for new apps to stand out in the crowd. Achieving consumer awareness and sales longevity for your iPhone app requires a lot of organization and some strategic planning. This book will show you how to incorporate marketing and business savvy into every aspect of the design and development process, giving your app the best possible chance of succeeding in the App Store. The Business of iPhone App Development was written by experienced developers with business backgrounds, taking you step-by-step through cost-effective marketing techniques that have proven successful for professional iPhone app creators—perfect for independent developers on shoestring budgets. Although there are a few iPhone app marketing books on the horizon, they appear to tackle the subject from purely a marketer’s perspective. What makes this book unique is that it was written by developers for developers, showing you not only what to do, but also how to do it, complete with time-saving resources and ready-to-use code examples. No prior business knowledge is required. This is the book you wish you had read before you launched your first app!

Wow I m in Business

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413306545
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Often, a part-time hobby or interest becomes a full-time business. Yet many new entrepreneurs don't know how to run a business - or avoid trouble with customers, local government and the IRS. The book guides readers through the entire business lifecycle, from the first inkling that they may need help with their ventures, to the day they are ready to sell them off. The 2nd edition now offers a CD-ROM that offers forms and links to online resources. It also now offers more information about online stores and online auction businesses.

All I Need Is Money

Author: Jack Lander
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413314311
Release Date: 2005-05-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Find the money you need to bring your invention to life! You have a great idea - but unless you find the right financing, your inventions may never get beyond the notebook. With All I Need Is Money, you'll find out how to secure the funding you need to make your invention a reality. Thousands of potential investors are looking for a great idea to get behind -- and All I Need Is Moneyhelps you find them. In particular, the book shows you how to: identify sources of personal funding locate "big league" sources for financing understand why banks loan money find strategic, manufacturing and financial partners convince "investment angels" to commit avoid misspending money All I Need Is Money is packed with real-world advice, tips and strategies that will increase your likelihood of finding sources of funding. It also provides you with samples of business plans and business proposals (essential tools when seeking money), plus dozens of resources, online and off.

How to Make Patent Drawings Yourself

Author: Jack Lo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: UOM:39015049512117
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

Professional patent drafters charge hundreds of dollars to prepare patent drawings. You can avoid these hefty fees with Patent Agent Jack Lo and bestselling author David Pressman's How to Make Patent Drawings Yourself. This step-by-step guide shows you how to complete a crucial step in the patenting process--creating formal patent drawings that comply with the strict rules of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Once you've secured a patent with the drawings, you can also use them to market and promote your product to prospective manufacturers and customers. Book jacket.