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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

So if you have invented something and you publish it meaning it sounds like you have a blueprint of it so quite detailed explanation of what the invention is if it goes on the internet right to anywhere where someone like you could find it that’s a publishment right a published document publication and so that is that will start a one-year window so I’ll say that blueprint had been published on January 1st 2022 by January 1st 2023 any publication information The Invention itself has been on the internet and available will be ineligible for filing right it’s already it’s part of the public domain so that when your rule is a absolute stickler and if it’s been out there for that long or longer you’re not going to be able to file a patent on it okay but certainly you would have any you know rights that may be there with the artistic uh copyright privileges and the common law uh that applies there um so hopefully it’s been less than a year and if it hasn’t get a hold of us click the link above Let’s help you get protected if it’s been less than a year

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