A patent agent is a USPTO registered practitioner (passed the patent bar exam, etc.) who is NOT an attorney.

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Is it practical for a novice to successfully file a patent without hiring a patent lawyer?

I am an undergraduate student in the US, and have come up with a (hopefully) patentable idea independently of my studies. The upside of that is the university cannot claim any rights to my invention; ...
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Where can I find a reputable agent to help me with a patent?

I was wondering where I can find a reputable person to assist with a patent. Whenever I go online, I end up with a lot of junk mail and annoying phone calls. How do I find someone to help guide me in ...