Entries by Yuri Eliezer Esq.

SEC Tells Telegram to Hit Pause on Its Token Issuance

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This post was originally published on this site This past Friday (October 11, 2019), the Securities and Exchange Commission filed an emergency action and temporary restraining order against Telegram, a messaging app similar to WhatsApp. The emergency action is an attempt by the SEC to stop Telegram’s unregistered offering of its digital asset, “Grams.” As […]

Should a New Company File Multiple Patents or One Big Patent?

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This post was originally published on this siteA client recently asked: I have a few inventions and I’m wondering if I can save money by combining them into a single provisional patent application? Your Patent Portfolio should always be developed with your business goals in mind. I passed the question back to the client and […]

Why Is a Provisional Patent Important for Your Invention?

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This post was originally published on this siteA provisional patent application is a 12-month place-holder for a utility patent. The USPTO allows you to label your invention as Patent-Pending during this 12 month period. If a utility patent is not filed within the 12-month period, your spot in line is lost! Once the utility patent […]

How Do I Add Details to My Invention After I Filed for a Patent?

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This post was originally published on this siteI’ve added additional details to my invention/idea but I’ve already filed for patent. Can I modify my patent application after I’ve already filed it? A very common question indeed. The break down is quite easy to understand when following this logic:   ADDING NEW SUBJECT MATTER Any Patent-Pending […]

What Does International Patent Protection Mean?

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This post was originally published on this siteA question I get asked rather often – what does International Patent Protection mean? Then, after I recommend the filing of an international patent application (known as a PCT application, but will get to that later), my clients frequently ask: “wait, I have to file for an international […]