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See the two most popular sites that cover current affairs in patents - patentlyo and ipwatchdog. A law firm has a blog Federal Circuit IP Blog that covers the Federal Circuit, the court that handles all patent case appeals. .


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There are many many patents with the term "value-at-risk" in the tile or body. From google patents - The oldest one System and method for determination of incremental value at risk for securities … EP US JP AU CA US5819237A Mark B. Garman Financial Engineering Associates, Inc. filed 1996-02-13 The most recent US10277525B2 Method and apparatus ...


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Simply stated, there is no way to protect your idea other than keeping it a secret. Even then, if someone else discovers the invention independently, they can file for a patent and if they do so before you and it gets granted, they will own the invention. You can file a provisional patent application for a low cost which will give you a year to raise funds ...


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You can keep the idea/concept/invention confidential until you have enough money to file a patent. People with no previous background who write and file their own patents do not often end up with the protection they desired but it is possible for you to make a serious study of patent law and patent office procedures. I recommend David Pressman's Patent It ...


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