Patents and Trademarks are Legal Monopolies. That’s right—the only legitimate, carte blanche monopolies permitted by the U.S. government are patents, registered copyrights and registered trademarks. They afford you the exclusive right to your IP asset.

Robert von Hellens

The purpose of a patent is to give you the right to stop others from making, using, and/or selling your unique invention. You also have the right to license your invention to a third party to make, use and/or sell. The licensing right may be limited based upon geography.

It’s important to know the difference between patents and other protection vehicles so that you'll know that the vehicle we choose for protecting your intellectual property is the best choice. If you’re interested in knowing more about the types of protection options that are available, click on the links below.

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