Los Angeles, CA asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for California

Q: Can I patent and idea or concept of a device me and my team created?

2 Lawyer Answers
Liliana Di Nola-Baron
Liliana Di Nola-Baron
Answered
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Washington, DC

A: While ideas are not patentable per se, a device may be patentable if it is fully described in the patent application, it has utility, and it is new and non- obvious over similar devices that exist in the prior art.

Please give me a call if you wish to discuss.

Liliana Di Nola-Baron, J.D., Ph.D.

Attorney at Law

Di Nola IP

Liliana@dinolaip.com

202-734-0253

Robert Philip Cogan
Robert Philip Cogan
Answered
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: There is excellent tutorial material at www.uspto.gov/patents.

Spend some time studying this. It will allow you to do a much better job of presenting your invention. You will be able to ask better questions and enable the patent attorney do do a better job for you.

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