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Learn the steps of how to patent your invention, from initial concept to issued patent. Host and registered patent attorney, Adam L. Diament, J.D., Ph.D., guides you through the complicated process of patenting your invention. This podcast starts from the beginning of what to do when you first have an idea, all the way through the steps that lead to an issued patent. Other intellectual property areas will also be covered, such as trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and licensing. Adam Diament is a partner at the law firm of Nolan Heimann LLP.

Patenting for Inventors Adam L. Diament, J.D., Ph.D.: Registered Patent Attorney

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

Learn the steps of how to patent your invention, from initial concept to issued patent. Host and registered patent attorney, Adam L. Diament, J.D., Ph.D., guides you through the complicated process of patenting your invention. This podcast starts from the beginning of what to do when you first have an idea, all the way through the steps that lead to an issued patent. Other intellectual property areas will also be covered, such as trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and licensing. Adam Diament is a partner at the law firm of Nolan Heimann LLP.

    What is Intellectual Property and What Kind do I Need? EP001

    What is Intellectual Property and What Kind do I Need? EP001

    In this episode I go through the four main types of intellectual property so you can determine whether you might need patent, trademark, copyright and/or trade secret protection.

    • 9 min
    Is My Idea Patentable? EP002

    Is My Idea Patentable? EP002

    In this episode I tackle the question of whether your idea (or embodiments of your idea) is even eligible to receive a patent. I go through inventions and discoveries that can be subject to a patent, and ones that cannot be subject to a patent.

    • 6 min
    Is My Invention New, Useful and Non-Obvious? EP003

    Is My Invention New, Useful and Non-Obvious? EP003

    In this episode I go through the next steps to determine whether your invention might be patentable.  In order to receive a patent, your invention must be new, useful, and non-obvious.  But how is that determined? This episode will give you a quick rundown.

    • 7 min
    How to Patent Search and Find Similar Inventions. EP004

    How to Patent Search and Find Similar Inventions. EP004

    In this episode I go through ways to do a patent search, including key word searches, classification searches, and forward/backward citation searches.  I also go through an example patent search for an avocado slicer where you can follow along.

    • 13 min
    Should I Tell People About My Invention and What are the Patent Application Deadlines? EP005

    Should I Tell People About My Invention and What are the Patent Application Deadlines? EP005

    In this episode I go through the problems of telling people about your invention, who you should get to sign non-disclosure agreements, and the deadlines to file your patent application if you've already disclosed your invention to the public.

    • 7 min
    How to Read and Understand the Parts of a Patent. EP006

    How to Read and Understand the Parts of a Patent. EP006

    In this episode I go through a brief introduction of the main six parts of a patent: 1) the abstract, 2) background of the invention, 3) summary of the invention, 4) brief description of drawings, 5) detailed description of the embodiments, and 6) the claims. In later episodes I will go over more details about each of these parts.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

FamVestor ,

Fast Track Masters Course in Filing your Patent Application

Dr. Adam Diament is the best kind of teacher... he conveys information succinctly with no fluff and uses tons of real world examples so you get a firm understanding. I am filing my first-ever Patent application and his podcast has been invaluable, I feel like I am taking a fast track only-the-essentials Masters Course in patens! Cannot recommend enough for anyone looking to submit their own application.

Quincyssm ,

Easy to follow, very useful

The podcast help me understand patent so much more. I started from no background and this course is really help me gain patent knowledge. Very useful and easy to follow. I really enjoy listening this podcast. Thank you for your amazing course!

Gol.M ,

Very helpful

One of the best resources to learn about patenting.
Thank you very much for all amazing free courses.

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