Simple Patent Application Timeline

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Above is an example of a potential timeline for a patent application. It is important to note that the example represents a very simple course of patent examination concluding in the issuance of a patent and that the discussion below contains only a few highlights of the application process. Continue reading Simple Patent Application Timeline

Business help for Louisiana Inventors

ResourcesIn addition to seeking the assistance of a patent attorney Louisiana inventors should focus on the business plans associated with their inventions. The Louisiana Business and Technology Center (LBTC) is a place where inventors and other innovators go for assistance with the business side of commercializing their inventions. LBTC serves as a business incubator for Louisiana businesses and Louisiana technology businesses in particular. Continue reading Business help for Louisiana Inventors

How to find a Baton Rouge Patent Attorney:

Updated 7/5/2012: Baton Rouge has a several quality patent attorneys within the metro area.  Edel Patents LLC is run by John Edel, a former patent examiner for the US Patent Office, who has experience with chemical, pharmaceutical, and mechanical technologies. Other firms in the Baton Rouge area also have patent attorneys with their own unique combination of skill sets. Continue reading How to find a Baton Rouge Patent Attorney: