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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fighting Patent Application Rejections with Market Information: More Than Just “Nobody Else Sells This”

Posted in Intellectual Property

An inventor lament that every patent attorney eventually hears is, “I’m the only one selling this, so how can the Examiner think my idea is obvious?”  The argument makes sense from an inventor standpoint.  If an idea is so obvious, why is no one else making it?  Shouldn’t first to market equate to first to invent? … Continue Reading