Re: patent idea
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on November 08, 1999 at 10:54:01:
In Reply to: patent idea posted by kyra-marie vanreed on November 08, 1999 at 09:53:27:
: how do i patent an idea that i am working on?
Ideas are not patentable. If you tell anyone or use the invention, before filing a patent applicatin, you lose almost all foreign rights. Dealing with a patent lawyer does not destroy the foreign rights. A patent search may be warranted. Even bad patents are expensive. I conduct a Reality Check before even considering spending money on a patent search.
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