Want to just know more about IP, without too much information?
If you have made, invented, designed, conjured, worked-on, put-together, drawn-up, scribbled, or just had an idea, then you should inquire about how to protect it with a patent. A patent is a 20 year monopoly, a right to exclude others from making or practicing.
If you sell a product or service, you should consider a Trademark. It informs the public that the source of the goods and services is the entity that uses the Trademarked phrase or image.
3. Early Stage Engineering:
If you have a great idea for a product, or if you just cannot make it work the way that you want, working with a patent attorney can be surprisingly helpful, because their job inherently requires narrowing down ideas to the definite and novel and useful versions, and because they are generally all engineers and scientists.
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