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The Layman’s Guide To Reading Patent Claims: Can A Hippopotamus Infringe A Patent?

An Article in Schott, P.C.’s IP Law For Start-ups SeriesBy Stephen B. Schott Patent claims are all-out assaults on the ...
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The Top Dog Of FAQs: “Can I Patent My Recipe?”

By Stephen B. SchottMy mom challenged me to eat a hot dog with peanut butter on my 8th birthday ...
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Why You Should File A Provisional Patent Application, Especially If You’re A Start-Up.

An Article in Schott, P.C.’s IP Law For Start-ups SeriesBy Stephen B. Schott sbschott@schottpc.comYesterday I heard this conversation between a venture ...
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Patent Law Basics: What Is A Provisional Patent Application?

An Article in Schott, P.C.’s IP Law For Start-ups SeriesBy Stephen B. SchottProvisional patent applications are confusing. They don’t mature ...
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Demystifying the Final Office Action: 7 Options for Responding to a USPTO Final Office Action

When the US Patent Office named the final office “final,” it made a mistake. In Japan, a final ...
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Start-Ups: Get A Patentability Opinion To Help Raise Money

An Article in Schott, P.C.’s IP Law For Start-ups SeriesBy Stephen B. Schott “I need money.” That’s a common complaint ...
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