What Are The Costs To Enforce or Defend a Patent?

Two stages of litigation: claim construction and the trail.

Post Grant Review (or Inter-Partes Review)

Patent litigation can be very expensive, and the costs of litigation go up considerably with the..

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Financing Patents is Actually CHEAPER Than Paying a Patent Attorney

Financing patents through BlueIron is actually cheaper than paying as you go with a conventional patent attorney. This is because the cost of capital for startup companies is so high.

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Patent Myths #3- "Broad Claims are a good thing."

Inventors like to think that their patents are “broad” and somehow that is good.  It is not.

The risks with broad patents are that they are more easily invalidated, but it is also a sales pitch..

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Financing Patents Is Actually CHEAPER Than Paying a Patent Attorney

Financing patents through BlueIron is actually cheaper than paying as you go with a conventional patent attorney. This is because the cost of capital for startup companies is so high.

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Should I Get A Patent Before Talking To Customers?

No. As an investor in patents, I am willing to wait for the Second Patent.

In my business of financing patents for startup companies, I am usually willing to pass on the First Patent for a..

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Should I File A Provisional Patent Application?

You should NEVER file a provisional patent application. EVER. In EVERY case, a small company or independent inventor is better off by filing a complete, well-written, non-provisional patent..

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How Much Does A Patent Cost?  The Real Truth

In this article, we look at many different factors regarding the cost of patents:

How much does a patent cost?

What are the costs to just file a patent application?

Is micro entity worth it?

Is a..

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How Much Does It Cost To File A Patent?

How much does it cost to file a patent?  The US average is about $12k, but the total cost of a patent is closer to $60k.

Have you been quoted much less? There are plenty of patent attorneys who..

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Patent Enforcement Insurance Makes Your Company Valuable

Why should I get a patent? I don't have enough money to enforce it.

Many startup companies don't bother with patents because they don't think they can enforce them.  And they are right.  A patent..

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What Does A Quality Patent Look Like?

We evaluate patents every day. We underwrite investments in intellectual property, either for financing patents before they are written or for providing loans against patents that already exist. ..

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