If You're So Clever Why Aren't You Rich: Intellectual by Elizabeth Ward

By Elizabeth Ward

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1. find out how to Spot it
2. What it's worthy
3. while to proportion it
4. the right way to safeguard it

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During the period when the patent was pending, a snack food company test marketed the same 2/ 8 LICENSE YOUR INVENTION idea. The inventor was awarded a patent on Dec. 28, 2002 and filed an infringement lawsuit against the snack food company on the same day. If the inventor’s patent was infringed, he can prohibit future sales of the snack food company’s device and retain profits resulting from any infringements after December 28, 2002. There is one exception to this rule. Unless the inventor files a Nonpublication Request with the USPTO, a pending application will be published for the public to view 18 months after its earliest effective filing date.

One test for determining if material may qualify as a trade secret is to ask whether your business would be damaged if a competitor acquired the information. For example, if you have devised a new method of testing the life of a lightbulb, you would want to keep that information secret in order to have an edge on your competitors. Information that appears to give your business an advantage over competitors should be kept secret until you have determined how to protect it (by either trade secret or patent protection).

The patent prosecution process is beyond the scope of this book. However, if you wish to pursue a patent, Patent It Yourself by David Pressman (available in print and software formats) is recommended for inventors. If you are not comfortable preparing your own application, you should contact a patent attorney. You can locate a patent attorney through your local bar association or in the Yellow Pages. ) If you don’t handle your own patent application, the entire process—including fees for searching the patent database, attorneys, and filing—can cost thousands of dollars.

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