Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jeaucamom, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    Has anyone here every applied for a patent before or know anything about the process?
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I have never applied for a patent but that link has everything you need to know. Your idea must be novel, non obvious, and basically not a prior art. Now if I was not working on a mock NIH grant, which is due in under 9 hours, I could probably tell you more from what I've learned in class.... but I have an exam in 9 hours... too... From the biomatierals side of patent stuff, it is a very expensive to get a patent. But of course, Iyou're probably not trying to patent the next artificial hip or joint replacement.

  4. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    jeaucamom, are you trying to patent a bionic chicken? Or maybe an X-Chicken that mutates into a super layer?! JK, Good luck with that patent! God luck on the NIH grant too silkiechicken, worked on and out of those and OSAP grants before. Darlene

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