By Skye McClain, Ph.D.
Originally published September 10, 2018
One of the main hurdles an invention must clear before becoming a patent is that it must prove to be unique.
If the concept for an invention has been published anywhere in the world prior to patent filing, it will preclude that invention from being granted a patent.
This article explores how to determine if there is any “prior art” out there which will prevent your company’s invention idea from being patentable, and how this can save you time and money! Read the article here.
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