Archive for June, 2016

D.I.Y Patent Searches: Red Flags to Consider

patent search dangers Yes, but there are problems with this approach. Did you know that the U.S.P.T.O is approaching close to 10 million granted patents, a fact escaping many newbie inventors who conduct patent searches themselves. While tempting, this approach is doomed to failure, often because inventors will attempt narrow keyword searches in the U.S.P.T.O database to establish whether their invention is unique and ... Read More

Patent Controversy: How Alexander Graham Bell Edged out Elisha Gray

Alexander Graham Bell patent controversy Prof. John Rizi, Esq. highlights one of the most famous patent controversies in history, a pivotal moment in technology where Alexander Graham Bell edged out Elisha Gray with regards the telephone. If you are a medical or dental inventor, don’t let this happen to you!