Patent FAQ’s - What You Really Need To Know Originally delivered May 2, 2013 Source: STS - South Texas Section Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Intermediate Duration: 1 hour PDHs: 0.50 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: This presentation will cover the definition of a patent, types of patents, criteria used to obtain a patent, the duration of the patents, the new patent law, and disclosure issues. It will address the following questions: Would more than one patent ever be needed for one invention and should you file a provisional or non-provisional patent application? What are the main steps of the patent process, typical costs, and how long is the wait for examination? What are the typical rejections and responses to the rejections? The talk will also cover the topic of trademarks, including what a trademark is, types of trademarks, state or federal filing, the 45 classes of trademarks, and the life of a trademark. In addition, it will also explore what constitutes trade secret, when agreements are needed, licensing, and reasons for file for intellectual property protection. Presenter(s): Wendy Buskop Ms. Wendy K.B. Buskop is the Managing Patent Attorney of the patent boutique, the Buskop Law Group of Houston, Texas. Ms. Buskop has been writing patent applications since 1980. She has written and prosecuted patent applications for Dow Chemical Company, Shell Oil Company, Lyondell Petrochemical, Aker Kvaerner, Eastman Kodak, Angstrom Power, AT&T, SBC and many medium sized corporations.Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing Individuals AIChE Member Credits 0.5 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Virtual Local Section Members Free AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).