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How to Keep Your Patent Options Open on a Tight Budget

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Presenter: 
Shane D. Trent

Overview

Should you spend the time and money to get a patent? As you might expect, it depends. In this session, we will focus on minimizing your costs while keeping your patent options open. Discussions include tips on researching existing patents related to your invention, how to quickly read patents, how to avoid unintended public disclosures, using Provisional Patent Applications (do you need more than one?) and weighing cost-benefit of foreign patent rights.

About The Presenter

Shane D. Trent is a patent agent in Raleigh, N.C.

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