File A Patent Without An Attorney

Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Jun 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Question: Can I file for a patent without hiring an attorney? Question Detail: Can I file for a patent without hiring an attorney? Where can I go to do this? Will it affect my chances of getting my work patented if I do not hire a lawyer? I am currently running low on cash and I would appreciate it if someone can teach me how to do this myself?

Answer: Yes, you can file a patent application without an attorney. But for most people who have not already done so, preparing a patent application be difficult. If not done correctly, the patent application can negatively affect your rights. 

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Michael Shimokaji

Michael’s expertise includes the strategic development of patent and trademark portfolios. He identifies those patents and trademarks that are valuable to his clients by providing them with a competitive advantage. Then, Michael obtains patent and trademark registrations in the US and abroad.


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