how to get a patent

How to Get a Patent in Florida

When it comes to getting a patent in the United States, there is only one show in town. That is, there is only one government agency that issues U.S. patents, and that is (surprise!) the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Spoiler alert: the USPTO is also the sole source for federal trademark registrations, […]

patent ownership pitfalls part 2

Patent Pitfalls: Part 2

JDA’s and Government Rights Joint Development Agreements Another potential patent pitfall scenario is joint development agreements. You encounter these arrangements when the technology being scouted was borne out of more than one entity. In short, these documents control intellectual property rights when two or more entities are involved in developing new technology. If the technology […]