[FREE] Patent It Yourself: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office, 15th edition


David Pressman Attorney


Patent your creation with the world’s bestselling guide to patents!

Have a world-class idea? Ready to protect your invention from copycats? Then turn to the best resource available — Patent It Yourself.

Attorney David Pressman takes you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you:

  • determine if you can patent your invention
  • understand patent law
  • evaluate the commercial potential of your idea
  • perform your own patent search
  • file a provisional patent application
  • prepare a utility patent application
  • respond to patent examiners
  • amend an application
  • enforce and maintain your patent
  • market and license your invention

Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition also provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date details on filing procedures and patent law, including a 2010 Supreme Court ruling on protection for business method and software patents.

Whether you’re new at the inventing game or a grizzled veteran, Patent It Yourself will save you grief, time and money.


“Entertaining and simple prose makes even the most arcane patent office procedures and policies understandable.” (Science News 20080201)

“If you want to cut through the patent red tape and possibly save thousands of dollars, Patent It Yourself… has all the forms and instructions needed to patent a product in the United States.” (The Washington Post 20080201)

“It is the most definitive, complete and current do-it-yourself patent book ever written and it is written in easy-to-understand laymen’s terms.” (About.com 20080201)

Book Details

  • Series: Patent It Yourself
  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: NOLO; 15 edition (May 4, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1413313825
  • ISBN-13: 978-1413313826



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