It is well-known that patents can provide useful protection to a California business’s ideas and inventions. Even if you or another business owner are not completely clear on what specific protections and remedies are available to you as the holder of a patent, you generally know that a patent protects you from competitors or others who attempt to steal your ideas or inventions for their own gain. Less known, however, is whether “patent pending” status holds any benefit to a business owner in possession of a new idea or invention. As your California patent attorney can help explain, “patent pending” status does provide certain protections to inventors and developers, making pursuit of such status worthwhile.
Specific Benefits of Patent Pending Status
Patent pending status is conferred upon the successful filing of a provisional patent application form. There are a number of specific benefits that accompany seeking and obtaining “patent pending” status, including:
How JGPC Law Firm Helps with Patents and Intellectual Property Protection
Count on JGPC Law and our team of experienced California patent and intellectual property protection attorneys to help you take appropriate actions to protect your ideas and inventions. Although the process of obtaining patent pending status is meant to be easier than obtaining a patent, mishaps and errors in the process can delay obtaining patent pending status and leave your ideas and inventions open for exploitation. Call JGPC Law and let us help you not only obtain patent pending status but also the protections that a patent affords. Contact us at (925) 463-9600 or contact us online to learn more about safeguarding your business’s valuable intellectual property.
Originally posted at: http://www.jgpc.com/benefits-of-patent-pending-status/
Kevin Dean, President of WSI Net Advantage...
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