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How Do I Protect My Idea?

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I have an idea that I want to take into production and protect that idea…how do I go about it? Garry Edwards Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante Hi Garry. If you are talking about something that might qualify for patent protection, I would check into filing for provisional patent protection. That will give you […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

October 21st, 2014 at 11:47 am

America Invents Act and More Legal Q&A – Free Joe Tuesday 9/13/11

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Alex: I’ve got questions about the America Invents Act. I’ve been hearing a lot about moving from a “first to invent” to a “first to file” system, and I think I understand the ramifications of that. I’m wondering, though, how important in the intellectual property prosecution and protection process, will things like signed dated notebooks be? I mean, if the rights of an invention are now going to be assigned to whoever gets to the patent office first, is it still important at all to prove that you hatched the idea on a specific date?

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