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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hi everyone I’m JD Houvener and welcome to the bowl today’s show were you the inventor entrepreneur or business owner get your daily dose of inspiration to make the world a better place how you found us happy Monday I’m so glad you’re tuning in today believe it or not today is actually a really fun holiday it’s a unofficial holiday but it’s talk like yo today so during today’s session talk like Yoda I will we’re going to talk about this week in particular about the different formats that we’re going to be presenting patent services right through our website at both patents calm you’ll see we’ve got a ton of information but I wanted to boil down the top five services that we offer to make sure you fully understand what in the world they are and if they you think they might be a good fit for where you’re at in your invention progress invention life cycle let’s have a deeper discussion so if you have any questions today please feel free to email us or put in the comments below I would love to see some interaction there and I’ll personally make sure commit to you that I’ll get back to you within 24 hours of you leaving a comment so the first topic today one of the things I love discussing and I love providing for clients is was called the patentability search opinion a PSO patentability search opinion and if you want to learn much more about this before I dig in you want to go visit our our book and for all of our clients we’ve given you a copy but here it is this is bold ideas the inventors guide to patents this is available on our website for free so get your own electronic version today if you want a hard copy just let us know we’ll send you one patent search opinions are detailed in chapter 8 of the book and I even give you some good examples in chapter 27 in the back of additional resources for you to dig in and do some additional research on your own and do the diligence and the table before you come an approach a patent attorney so patent search opinion the main essence of this effort is to make sure that before we spend all the time and money in putting an application together and to spin it to the Patent Office now we’ve done our work we have put ourselves in the examiners shoes to do our best job and understanding whether your invention is new whether its non-obvious and whether it has utility to merit patentability so we act as much like the examiners we can to determine all this information upfront to try to save you money and time right it’s it’s it’s view the inventor that should be working on your invention bringing it to market but we don’t want you to go through all that effort of you know building up a manufacturing facility putting a supply chain into effect you know paying the attorneys to get your applications submitted to just find out that it’s already been done before and under the AIA the American Invents Act passed in 2013 worldwide prior art can act as a reference to reject your patent application so somewhere in Russia somewhere in Germany or Australia anyone out there that published documents the examiner could find those and if they’re on point exactly or even close to what your invention is doing they can reject it these are as either not novel or is this an obvious iteration of something that’s already been done before so it’s a wonderful opinion we like doing it because it gives the inventor the bestest information so they can make a good business decision whether to move forward or not so again please read more in the bold ideas book on our website as well at bold patents com if any of you have questions about what a patent search is what are the costs please book a free 30-minute consultation we’d love to talk with you I’m your host JD Houvener of the bold today’s show go big go bold


About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at