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Good patent books for startups and inventors?

The standard patent book for startups and entrepreneurs is Patents Demystified. I used this book while getting my own patents and it’s become required reading for any start-ups that I coach or invest ...
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A patent with both apparatus (i.e. system) and method?

It is a good practice to include multiple independent claims of varying type (system, method, means etc) in a patent application. One should not restrict the invention by claiming it in only one form. ...
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Things to take care when inventor self drafts the patent

In general there are many requirements and rules which may limit protection if a inventor files patent application of its own. But its a altogether myth that inventor cannot draft good patent ...
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What is the difference between filing a patent as an individual and filing a patent under a corporation or LLC?

There is a big difference in the case of more than a single inventor. But it is not what you seem to be concerned about. Filing, prosecuting and obtaining a patent grant are not going to directly lead ...
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Good patent books for startups and inventors?

Patents Demystified is indeed a great book for startups, entrepreneurs and inventors and was written specifically for this audience. In addition to teaching the secrets of how successful businesses ...
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File provisional patent application in India before getting published in a Journal

The manuscript should be considered to be confidential until publication, unless the submission process makes it publicly available (e.g., via a web site). This means that you have time to file a ...
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