What’s Next?

What’s Next?

This is one of the first things inventors ask me after the initial non-provisional utility patent has been filed. In the following video I outline its journey through he U.S.P.T.O (which is often slow) and, unfortunately, usually ends up being rejected by the patent examiner whose job it is to ..Continue Reading

Coming Soon!  A New Book by Prof. John Rizvi, Esq.

Coming Soon! A New Book by Prof. John Rizvi, Esq.

We are proud to announce that Prof. Rizvi, Esq., will shortly be releasing his debut book Escaping the gray: When Launching Your New Idea is the Only Option. It’s scheduled to be released on September 1, 2016 (or earlier) and will be accompanied by a book signing event at Barnes ..Continue Reading

Do I need a working prototype in order to get a patent?

Do I need a working prototype in order to get a patent?

In this video, I get to the bottom of why there is NO requirement that an inventor make a prototype in order to get a patent. While in the old day inventors did need to physically cart their invention over to the U.S.P.T.O, this is no longer the case as ..Continue Reading

The Confidentiality Factor in Patent Filings

The Confidentiality Factor in Patent Filings

If you discuss your idea with the wrong person someone else might launch their company using your idea, a perfect working example of the phrase “loose lips sink ships.” In this video, I highlight some actual examples, including a case in Silicon Valley which centers around a breakthrough Internet Communication ..Continue Reading

Florida Trend Magazine Interviews Prof. John Rizvi, Esq.

Florida Trend Magazine Interviews Prof. John Rizvi, Esq.

One of America’s leading regional magazines, Florida Trend, known for its hard-hitting investigative journalism over the last 50 years, has featured Prof. John Rizvi, Esq., in its Intellectual Property category recently. “As a child I would take a screwdriver to a Rubik’s Cube and take it apart to figure out ..Continue Reading