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Should I file multiple provisional patent applications when my invention can span different sizes?

I am working on a provisional patent application for a household object. The invention is a simple item that comes in a large and small size. Do I need to file separate applications for each size, if ...
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provisional patent question

My invention is a file folder box and I am inventing the box and the file folders that go into the box. Each could be sold separately, and each can be used by itself without the other and still be ...
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Filing dates utility provisional application versus follow up design patent application

I filed a utility provisional patent application less than 1 year ago. If within 1 year of the utility prov appl filing date I also file design patent application(s) for the same idea, will the ...
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Licensing Strategies and Negotiaitons

Q: What is your seasoned opinion on how to best proceed to negotiate a profitable and fair licensing deal under the following circumstances. I most appreciate opinions from those who have actually ...
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Disclosure vs. provisional patent application

I have a complex embedded software design that I've implanted and tested on an iOS (iPhone/iPad) device, and a large, interested potential OEM customer that states they are will to pay a license fee ...