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Any startup service that streamlines the patent process?

The service you describe, if it existed, would not afford any protection prior to actually filing for a patent. Something like that might be a virtual "inventors notebook" for keep records of your ...
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Can a startup circumvent royalties by creating a new patent?

Getting a patent, itself, does not have anything to do with your potential infringement of some other patent. Having a patent gives you the right to try to stop others from violating your patent; it ...
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A question regarding patent

The general rule (and I am not a lawyer) is that when you work for a company, the company owns your work product. Thus is you invent something while at work, your company owns the invention. They are ...
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Way to Claim a theoretical model of how a device works for under $200

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 ...
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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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