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How Do I Know if I Should Patent My Idea?

ASK THE PATENT ATTORNEY Two weeks ago, I attended the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurship Summit In Atlanta, GA.   As I met with several emerging entrepreneurs, repeatedly I was asked the same question over and over, “How do I know if I should pursue a patent for my idea?”  My answer was always the same, “IT DEPENDS”. 

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Ask the Patent Attorney

Ask the Patent Attorney It is said that patent attorneys are scientist by nature. Correct! I am working with the discipline of science as well as language and law. I am the one who guides the companies or the individual inventor all the way through the necessary process to be able to gain the patent.

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