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It’s the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind when they start working on any new product. A provisional patent application protects your idea for up to one year and allows you to label your idea as patent pending - an essential tool when marketing your idea and figuring out whether it will be profitable.

SmartIP is a new program from inventRight that makes the PPA process faster and easier than ever. You’ll be able to generate a strong provisional patent application without having to navigate the process yourself, or rely on an outside patent attorney.


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from Attorney Gene Quinn

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About Gene Quinn: U.S. Patent Attorney,

Law Professor, and founder of


Gene Quinn is a patent attorney, law professor, and leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Gene’s writings typically focus on pending legislation, rule making at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and general commentary about the state of the industry. Gene practices patent law with Widerman Malek, and the majority of his patent practice is focused on software patents and Internet innovations. Since 2000 he has also been a principal lecturer in the PLI Patent Bar Review Course.


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