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To patent an idea, make sure it qualifies and have a suitable description of all its aspects. You may file a patent application online for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. More »

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To patent an invention, an inventor must submit an application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). As of February 2015, applicants must ensure that no similar patent exists, choose a patent type, pa... More »

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Register a mark by filing an online application on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website, paying a corresponding fee and working with a designated USPTO examining lawyer. Approved trademarks are p... More »

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