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How to do a Design Patent Search: Everything You Should Know

By JD Houvener | July 23, 2019

Design Patents are the second most common type of patent sought after in the US.  The most common is a Utility Patent, which protects the functionality of an invention. …Just to throw some numbers out, there have been over 10 Million utility patents granted, and only 1 Million Design patents granted as of the writing …

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How to Write & Submit a Patent Application: Ultimate 2019 Guide

By JD Houvener | July 2, 2019

No secrets here. This guide will truly show you how to write and submit your own patent application with the USPTO to attain that all-important Patent Pending status everyone is so familiar with.  At Bold Patents, we take pride in educating our community of innovators, engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs. We fully understand that innovation occurs …

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Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Dallas According to Bold Patents

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Dallas

By Athena Baker | July 1, 2019

In a vast, southern American city known for its cowboys and tools of innovation, Dallas has since been considered a charming home for small businesses alike. From providing small business owners with free to reduced-cost administration classes to showcasing business incubators, nowhere in the entire deep South has there ever been a city like Dallas.

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia According to Bold Patents

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia

By Athena Baker | July 1, 2019

Referred to as the birthplace of American History, Philadelphia offers its citizens more than just philly cheesesteaks and Sylvester Stallone films. From offering small businesses grants to hosting free classes for starting a small business, The City of Brotherly Love has since been a city of timeless innovation thanks in part to one of America’s …

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Selling Your Patent: What you Need to Know

By JD Houvener | June 25, 2019

Money, money, money!!! OK, it’s time to (finally) bring in those greenbacks, right!?  You’ve proven to the world that you know how to be bold. You’ve done the incredibly hard work to invent something new, useful, and non-obvious. Through research, diligence, tedious application drafting, and cunning responses to USPTO examiner office action rejections – you’ve …

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Bold Patents Top 23 Essential Resources for Entrepreneurs and Inventors in Chicago

23 Essential Resources For Entrepreneurs and Inventors in Chicago

By Athena Baker | June 15, 2019

Want your business to succeed in today’s competitive market? In that case, check out this list of 23 essential resources for entrepreneurs and inventors in Chicago courtesy of the bold and brave folks at Bold Patents.

The Ultimate Utility Patent Guide for 2019: What it is & What it Protects

By JD Houvener | June 12, 2019

It’s easy sometimes to be long-winded in the law… so, here’s the short and sweet answer: 20 Year Monopoly: A utility patent gives an inventor (or their assignees) exclusive rights to prevent anyone else from making, using, selling or importing their invention for 20 years from the earliest filing date. Protects Functionality: Utility patents protect …

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Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Houston Bold Patents

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Houston

By Athena Baker | June 4, 2019

In a world where getting up and going to a weekday job from 9-5 is no longer an option for the majority of job seekers out there, there’s no doubt that learning how to become financially stable is important here in H-town.  That is why here at Bold Patents, we created this list of the …

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Top 17 New York Business Attorneys

By Tori Lutz | June 4, 2019

If you’re an upcoming entrepreneur looking to start your business or maybe even patent idea in NYC, there is a chance that you’re going to want help from an upstanding business attorney to make sure everything is done well and right. The good news for entrepreneurs in New York is that there are dozens of …

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A Complete Comprehensive Guide of Brooklyn's Coworking Spaces 2019 Bold Patents

Best 41 Co-Working Spaces in Brooklyn, NY (Updated in 2019)

By Athena Baker | May 21, 2019

The borough of go-getters, the land of innovation, Brooklyn is by no means, “home to a faithful coworking community that’s hungry to get the job done.”  While there is certainly a multitude of creative coworking spaces in the New York area, the question is, “which one is right for me and my company?” To help …

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