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February 23, 2012

Provisional Patents

A provisional patent (Provisional Application) is an interim patent that can be filed for utility inventions (see below). You can file a provisional patent without any formal oath or declaration or claims and don’t need information disclosure (prior art) statement. A provisional Patent is a low cost alternative or preliminary step before filing for a non-provisional patent. The reason people do this is to test the market before spending too much money on a regular patent. How long does it last? The provisional patent lasts for 12 months which should be long enough for you to manufacture your product and […]
February 23, 2012

Product Design Process

Product Designing is the process where a new product is created and likely to be sold by a business to its customers. This also applies to inventors. A Product Designer combines their artistic skills with science and technology to create a 3D product with the use of engineering or graphic design software. WHAT IS THE DESIGN PROCESS? Design Brief The design brief is the most important part of the design process. The designer needs to fully understand what you are looking to design and how you want it. The product designers takes this information and designs your product. Be aware if you don’t give […]