Category: Patent

Your Guide to Understanding Patent Novelty

One of the basic requirements for an invention to be considered patentable is that it must be novel, or new, according to the patent laws of the United States. What exactly determines patent novelty and how might it affect your…

What is Involved in Proper Patent Marking?

Under 35 U.S.C. § 287, a patentee who makes or sells patented articles is required to mark the articles with the word “patent” and the patent number. Proper patent marking allows for the legal recovery of damages without actual notice…