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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Everybody I’m JD Houvener your host of the bolt today’s show where are you the inventor entrepreneur or business owner I get your daily dose of inspiration so you can make the world a better place we’re in part two of our series and helping startups and focusing on our book bold ideas the inventors guide to patents and how you can help use this book to move your business to the next level today we’re guest errday excuse me we talked about disclosure right making sure you’re not gonna run up against that terrible one-year grace period and being able to lose rights all together let’s say you’ve gotten past that hurdle what’s the next step it is the patentability search opinion and I want you to go to chapter eight and read through this book with electronic version that’s available at bold patents calm to get a lot more information I’m gonna give you a couple teasers here today a patented body search opinion done by an attorney a patent attorney is is the real deal it’s what’s gonna give you the answers to your question on how different is my invention from my competitors whether I can actually see patent protection for this invention right is it even eligible under 35 USC 101 and does it have the right non-obviousness criteria is there another invention or another product already on the market that’s so similar that it would point to another version or there’s a trend toward moving toward your version of the invention these are answers that a patent agent is knock them will give you an answer on a patent search company is not going to help you out with and this is these are the questions we come we’ll be helping answer all the day all the time and it’s not necessarily getting all the best results and mind you we certainly do our best effort to get you that it’s the legal opinion right it’s someone that’s been there and done that now she understands court law and case law and looks at what juries say and what judges opinions are on certain cases that’s the kind of opinion you need more on top of that not just the opinion for your business but for any investors right anywhere else that might want to come into your business with funding or with mentorship guidance those third parties are going to want to see that you’ve done the religions you spent the money and spent the time to go seek out a a professional to get you an opinion on your invention that’s what a patent search opinion will do for you it will give you that leverage in the market and make sure you tell everyone else you’re serious about this and you’re gonna make gonna make the best business decision on whether you invest money to move forward into the patent process or not if you have any questions about technology patents moving forward with a design patent or the search process at all please go to our website at bold patents calm and book a free 30-minute consultation our patent attorneys are willing to sit down with you at no cost to help you get through some of these initial questions I understand this complex process and know that we’re here for you along the way I’m your host JD Houvener of the bold today’s show go big go bold [Music] Oh


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