Every inventor should check USPTO fee schedule Effective January 2, 2021 (Last revised March 1, 2022) The fee schedule provides information and fee rates for USPTO’s products and services. All payments must be paid in U.S. dollars for the full amount of the fee required. View the Accepted payment methods page or call the USPTO Contact Center at 571-272-1000 or 800-786-9199 […]
Patent Center Beta is now available for all users. Patent Center is a new tool for electronic filing and management of patent applications in a single unified interface. Patent Center and DOCX filing features: Single unified interface for patent applicants Use of existing USPTO.gov accounts and sponsorships Submission of the specification, claims, and abstract in a […]
How to Patent an Idea. And Is it Really Worth it?
Josh Malone, the inventor of Bunch O Balloons, won a $12.3 million judgement against Telebrands’ recently. Josh’s patents were challenged at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and were found to be invalid. However, the Eastern District of Texas found that the patents were valid and also found Telebrands’ and others had willfully infringed […]