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How Long do Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets Last?

By Bold Patents | October 30, 2019

For those that want “just the facts, man,” I’m going to deliver those first. Then I’ll dive deeper into each category below for those who might want to know how to take advantage of each type: PatentsUtility & Plant Patents: 20 years from the date of filingDesign Patents: 15 years from the date of issuanceTrademarksForever; …

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

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Atlanta

By Bold Patents | October 29, 2019

With everyone wanting to learn how to start a business in Atlanta, it’s no wonder that the number of fledgling startups seems to increase every day…So without further ado, let’s explore the “top 23 resources for inventors and entrepreneurs in Atlanta!”

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

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in San Jose

By Bold Patents | October 29, 2019

Otherwise referred to as “the capital of Silicon Valley,” San Jose has since been a popular place for fellow inventors and entrepreneurs wanting to learn how to start a business. As the home of major global tech companies such as PayPal and America’s very own Tech Museum of Innovation, never has the city experienced such a time when learning how to become your own boss is considered more valuable than learning how to climb up the social ladder.

Everything You Need to Know About Davison Inventing: Review

By Bold Patents | October 11, 2019

If you are an aspiring inventor and entrepreneur, you are likely spending some time shopping around for services to help you on your journey. This could be anything from patent attorneys to investors and even people who can help make sure your finished product ends up on store shelves. Whether you are still at the …

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

Top 23 Resources for Inventors and Entrepreneurs in Miami

By Bold Patents | October 10, 2019

As a city known more for its beaches rather than its small business owners, Miami isn’t often regarded as a place for entrepreneurship to thrive in. However, as proud supporters of Miami’s brave and bold underdogs, we at Bold Patents recognize the potential that this city has to offer. That is why we created this short guide to opening a business in Miami.

Patent Litigation: Everything You Need to Know (Ultimate 2019 Guide)

By Bold Patents | October 8, 2019

Uh oh… Litigation!? Run for the hills, right? Before you go, consider that it’s not what you might be thinking… Patent Litigation usually (and I mean 95%+ of the time) is NOT in a courtroom, but rather in an email, in a conference room, a phone meeting, or video call. The goal is never to …

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Patent Prosecution: Everything You Need to Know (Ultimate 2019 Guide)

By Bold Patents | September 24, 2019

Patent Prosecution is a fancy-sounding term that really just means the process for getting a patent.  “Patent Protected” is what inventors seek, and with good reason. It grants exclusive rights to an inventor (or co-inventors) to make, use, sell, and import their invention for 15 or 20 years (depending on the type of patent).  “Prosecution” …

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Cannabis & Patents: What’s Coming Next?

By Bold Patents | July 30, 2019

When it comes to cannabis patents… what’s eligible for patenting? The Answer: Everything except the plant itself. The cannabis industry is booming, and while that is old news (unless you’ve been living under a rock), the question remains: how much ‘boom’ is left?  In other words, how much growth potential is left for cannabis?  PatSnap …

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Top 17 Coworking Spaces in Phoenix

By Bold Patents | July 24, 2019

In a world where more people are choosing to become the next innovators of America, ever growing and ever-lasting coworking spaces are on the rise! From the world-renowned CoHoots to the lesser-known Office Bowl, the underrated Silicon Valley South West has become a breeding ground for these spaces. This is especially true in surrounding cities …

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

By Bold Patents | 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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