The Basics

Linked Services

Overview The Lens enables you to link accounts from third-party services to your Lens account using Linked Services. This allows you to log into the Lens using your Linked Service account, and allows other users to see your Linked Service…

How To Read a Patent

In this section, we provide a roadmap of U.S. Patent No. 5,723,765 with explanatory text of the purpose and goals of each section. The U.S. patent is used as a model because of its well-ordered structure and because its format is similar…

Top Ten Facts about Patents

1. There is NO such thing as an international patent. There are “international applications” called PCT applications that need to be converted into national applications within a period of maximum 30 months in order to obtain a patent. Each country…

Patent Knowledge Quiz

The following 20 questions are designed to demonstrate key points about patents (see Top Ten Patent Facts) in a contextual framework. It is by way of encounters with real-life situations that the facts and theory of patent law and procedures are…