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Looking for an Intellectual Property Attorney
I have some intellectual property that I'd like to copyright or patent.  Can you send me some names and numbers?  I'd like for them to be close, but if they're out of state I guess we could work by phone.  Thank you so much and thanks for creating this website! ...
 
 
Investors and Legal Entity Structure
I am thinking about raising equity and granting stock options, but I am currently organized as an LLC.  Any thoughts on that? ...
 
 
How to Patent a Game
I would like more information on how to patent and market a game I have invented.  I am specifically looking for a company that will market a provisional patent to potential buyers....
 
 
Inventor's Notebooks
What exactly is an "inventor's notebook", where can I get one and how do I use it to document my invention? ...
 
 
Sales and Installation Agreement
We are looking for a good solid sales and installation agreement for installing renewable energy systems in homes and businesses.  We have one we use now, but we are not happy with it.  I believe that a good contract is a good sales tool and an excellent customer service device, but I do...
 
 
Definition of Intellectual Property
What exactly is "intellectual property"? ...
 
 
Potential for Intellectual Property
What assets in my business have the potential to be turned into intellectual property?...
 
 
When to Patent vs. When to License
I am a design engineer that has created what I believe to be a revolutionary design, but I know very little about patenting the design, raising venture capital, building production capacity and ramping up a company.  What advice would you offer someone like me? ...
 
 

Links

Top Patent Law Firms
 
Invention Statistics
 
Online Trademark Search
 
FAQs on ISBNs for Self Publishers of Books
 
Patents: Information Disclosure Statement - Timing Requirements
 
Patents: Information Disclosure Statement - Content Requirements
 
Copyright FAQs
 
Copyright Basics
 
Patent FAQs
 
Public Forum on Patents
 
U.S. Patent Office Website
 

Quotes

Thomas Jefferson on Lawyers
It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour. - Thomas Jefferson, America's 3rd president...
 
 
Proverbs 12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise. (KJV)...
 
 
Proverbs 1:5
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels (KJV)...
 
 
Proverbs 15:22
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established. (KJV)...
 
 
Proverbs 20:18
Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war. (KJV)...
 
 


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