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Useful Web Links

General Patent Information For Informed Reading
Intellectual Property Law Server – General Information About IP Law, Articles published by IP Professionals, Forums
American Intellectual Property Law Association
IPWatchdog – At IPWatchdog.com our focus is on the business, policy and substance of patents
WIPO Magazine – Explores IP, Creativity And Innovation Across The World
Google search for Patent News
Inventors Eye   Bimonthly publication by the USPTO for the independent inventor community
Inventors Digest “The Magazine for Idea People”
Center for the Study of the Public Domain promotes research of the public domain on the contributions to speech, culture, science and innovation, and to translate academic research into public policy solutions.

Non-Disclosure Form
Gallaghers Patent Drafting Blank Non-Disclosure Form Download, Edit With Your Information And Return For Our Signature

Miscellaneous Links
Adobe Acrobat Free Reader; Obtain the Reader for receiving patent drawings via e-mail
Boston Patent Law Association

USPTO Publications
A Guide to Filing a Utility Patent Application
A Guide to Filing a Design Patent Application
Guide for the Preparation of Patent Drawings 2002
Guide for Patent Draftsman 1980
General Information Concerning Patents [PDF]
STOPfakes. gov – Intellectual Property Rights Information & Assistance

US Patent and Trademark Office
General Information Concerning Patents from USPTO Web site
USPTO – United States Patent and Trademark Office – Getting Started
Patents Guidance, Tools & Manuals
37 CFR 1.84 Standard for U.S. Patent Drawings
MPEP – Manual of Patent Examining Procedure
MPEP – Manual of Patent Examining Procedure For Design Patents
Design Patent Application Guide – Lots of info for filing a design patent
*NEW*-File Patent Application Documents In DOCX– New 2024 utility applications not filed using DOCX to incur penalty. Drawings allowed in PDF format or DOCX without penalty.
USPTO Patent Public Search Tool (PPUBS) – New (2022) Search Tool replaces four legacy tools
United States Patent Search -Older Search


US Trademarks
Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure – Section 807 Drawing
Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)

Patent Cooperation Treaty
PCT – Patent Cooperation Treaty – General Information Page
PCT FAQs – Nice Diagram Explaining PCT Structure
Drawing Requirements For The PCT
Sample Invitation To Correct Defects In The International Application

International Patent Offices Links
WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization Index of Office Sites Around the World
WIPO – Hague – The International Design System
IP Australia – Australian Government
EUIPO – European Union Intellectual Property Office

Filing PDF Files At the USPTO Using EFS-Web
EFS-Web PDF Guidelines
PDF Creation for EFS-Web