JD Houvener

Top 17 Patent Monetization Strategies that You Need to Know

Did you know that 97% of all patents never make any money whatsoever? Combine that with the fact that the patent cost alone can set you back upwards of $40,000, that figure can be absolutely crippling to entrepreneurs who don’t have the luxury of a multi-million-dollar corporate safety net. That said, there are countless strategies …

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Everything You Need to Know About Patent Maintenance Fees

Alright! Maintenance! Right? That not-so-glamorous but oh-so-important part of patenting. This topic is kinda meant for patent owners, mainly because in order to want to click on this blog article, you would have some degree of interest in “maintenance fees” that prompted you to search for it or take interest on our website..  Not a …

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Top Patent Acquisition Strategies – Ultimate 2020 Guide

Patent infringement can be a scary phrase, but as a business and/or intellectual property owner, you should be prepared to face it. This can be a problem not only nationwide, but globally as well – and cases are frequently met with lawsuits. This is when patent acquisition to better protect your idea (and further avoid …

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What are the Different Types of Patents? Ultimate 2020 Guide

There are three main types of patents available in the United States. I’d like to explore some lesser-known types of patents as well in this article, too, though. This article should serve to inform and educate a novice, as well as challenge someone who has been there and done that in the patent world.  Here …

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Confidentiality Agreements: What Are They? When Do You Need Them? Ultimate 2020 Guide

Actually, before reading this article, could you sign this confidentiality agreement first, please? 🙂  Kidding, of course. But, unfortunately, that’s how confidentiality agreements have gotten their reputation: a bump in the road, a formal contract, red tape before you can gain the knowledge/insight needed in order to move forward in your undertaking.  This article attempts …

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