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 Searching Basics

As patent attorneys, we have access to subscription-based services that allow us to perform very refined searches of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) patent database. Moreover, we also utilize the services of professional patent search agents, many of whom use the same computerized search system that the patent examiners use. One or both […]