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Deli Meats and the Provisional Patent Application

Provisional patent applications are useful tools for protecting inventions in certain situations. However, like deli meats, provisional applications can cause more harm than good if used incorrectly.

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How to Use Trademark Symbols

You've probably seen tiny symbols next to trademarks; the TM, SM, and Ⓡ symbols. These symbols are used to convey trademark ownership. It's important to use the right symbol with the right type of mark. Here's a quick summary of how each symbol is used.

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How to Review a Utility Patent Application

You just received an email from a lawyer asking you to review an attached patent application draft. You're not a lawyer and are not familiar with the legal requirements for a patent application. What kind of feedback is the lawyer looking for? How do you give meaningful feedback quickly?

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