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IP for Social Media Influencers and Content Creators

IP for Social Media Influencers and Content Creators

Social media influencers and content creators work hard to build a reputation of expertise for specific topics, brands and industries. In fact, the influencer marketing industry is projected to be worth $15 billion by 2022 and currently accounts for roughly 15 percent...
Can You Apply for a Patent Without Legal Assistance?

Can You Apply for a Patent Without Legal Assistance?

The cost of hiring a patent attorney can be prohibitive to many individual inventors, students, and startups. While the patent application process can be lengthy and complex, it is possible to apply for a patent without an attorney. There are many advantages and...
How (and Why) to File a Provisional Patent Application

How (and Why) to File a Provisional Patent Application

By: The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property Executive Editor: Stephen Key, Cofounder of inventRight   Provisional Patent Basics In 1994, the Patent Act of 1952 was amended to offer inventors the option of filing a provisional patent application (PPA)...
How to Strengthen Your Patent

How to Strengthen Your Patent

    By: The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property Executive Editor: Chief Judge Paul Michel, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (retired) and Board Member, Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation The primary goal of a patent is to...