Useful filing instructions for U.S. patents

If European or German companies want to be represented on the American market with a new product, there are two challenges to be mastered: their own invention should be protected by the most powerful US patents possible and it should be avoided to infringe other or similar patents . It is important to know that …

What can be protected by a patent?

Within the scope of the protected claims, a patent enables the patent owner to implement the invention in marketable applications. Requirement for a patent Technical inventions can be protected, in particular devices, technical systems, products, materials and electrical circuits as well as processes. Novelty: the invention must not belong to the state of the art …