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Before you go disclosing your invention, you better plan on having about $30, 000 to push the application through and if you don't have that + 3 years worth of living expense money someone can make sure you don't have a job.


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The only "micro form" I know of with the USPTO is the form/checkbox to claim micro-entity status to get reduced fees. I assume you are talking about the filing of an application. Once you file an application, either provisional or non-provisional, you can disclose your invention and not break novelty. For the U.S. you have a quasi grace period of a year so ...


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There was a famous case regarding putting an eraser at the end of a pencil. It was granted a patent by the USPTO but disallowed by the Supreme Court in the 1800's. The eraser didn't do anything different becasue it was attached to a pencil and the pencil didn't do anything different becasue it was attached to an eraser. We do not use the term synergy in ...


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