A Miami Patent Attorney Explains The Dangers In Delaying a Patent Filing

A Miami Patent Attorney Explains The Dangers In Delaying a Patent Filing

Today I wish to cover some of my experience as a Miami Patent Attorney with regards the risks of delaying the filing of a patent using the famous example of Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone. Before watching this video consider this footnote in history: When Alexander ..Continue Reading

Why Do I Need A Patent

Why Do I Need A Patent

Don’t lose rights to your idea and the potential profits associated with a successful product launch in your industry sector. Filing for a patent with the U.S. government is not a trivial matter: patent applications are considered to be the most difficult legal documents to draft; they must meet extremely strict ..Continue Reading

How One Inventor Lost Millions in Royalties & How You Could Avoid The Same Fate

How One Inventor Lost Millions in Royalties & How You Could Avoid The Same Fate

How One Inventor Lost Millions in Royalties & How You Can Avoid The Same Mistake from The Patent Professor® Also read more about Stan Weston and G.I Joe in the blog post entitled The Difference Between Earning “Lots” Vs. “Millions” of Dollars From Your Idea Ask a Question

“The Sooner You Apply For a Patent, The Better,” Says Expert

“The Sooner You Apply For a Patent, The Better,” Says Expert

Wise words were recently uttered by a savvy senior product strategist, Tom Gray, in a recent article written for Alister & Paine Magazine… “Before beginning any prototyping, market research, or planning what to spend your millions on after you hit it big, start by scouring the internet for similar products ..Continue Reading

Patent Red Flags: Investor Help Prior to a Patent?

Patent Red Flags: Investor Help Prior to a Patent?

The intersection of a great idea with the potential to earn money, including licensing fees, may propel you to seek out an investor. However, while many investors play by the rules, there is the inherent risk you may expose your idea to somebody who may bear no scruples in stealing ..Continue Reading

Beware an Improperly Filed Provisional Patent Application

Beware an Improperly Filed Provisional Patent Application

Provisional patents can be a valuable avenue for inventors and startups in the first-inventor-to-file system, but there are inherent risks if not done carefully and methodically. These risks are often not explained carefully enough by low cost document preparation companies that push these types of patents. In my following video, ..Continue Reading

The Pros and Cons of NOT Doing a Patent Search FIRST!

The Pros and Cons of NOT Doing a Patent Search FIRST!

While it’s not mandatory to conduct a patent search prior to proceeding with a patent, it’s a useful first step to find out if your idea is actually unique. While there are instances where you may wish to skip this step, failure to do so could actually end up costing ..Continue Reading

Book Launch Event at Barnes & Noble for John Rizvi’s New Book for Inventors!

Book Launch Event at Barnes & Noble for John Rizvi’s New Book for Inventors!

As many of you know, I have been working on my new book entitled, Escaping the Gray: When Launching Your Idea Full Throttle is the Only Option for a number of years. I am proud to say that my book is now nearing completion! In my book, I showcase valuable ..Continue Reading

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

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