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How to Start Writing an Invention Disclosure

Best Practices, Intellectual Property Strategy Tags: commercialization, invention, invention disclosure, IP strategy, Prior Art

Invention disclosure documents are the important first steps in the IP commercialization process. Not only does it represent the first recording of the invention, establishing the date and scope, but they have been used to defeat challenges to dates of invention, inventorship, invention scope, and prior art. If you improperly write your invention disclosure, it can result in a complete loss of your patent rights down the road. This highlights the importance of drafting an effective invention disclosure from the beginning.

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How Popular Patents Come to Life: Fantasy Football

Intellectual Property Strategy, Invention Story Tags: invention, IP protection, IP strategy, Patents

It’s that time of year…Fantasy Football. As soon as the NFL preseason kicks off, people begin scouting the depth charts, attending draft parties and picking their teams; everyone hoping they get the first pick of the draft. But have you ever thought about the IP and technology that is behind these online sites? Did you know the competitive game mechanism behind Fantasy Football is patented?

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