Can you trademark your own name?

I’m often asked, can I or should I “trademark your own name?” The answer is yes and no. You can trademark your own name. But only if specific requirements are…

Filing A Provisional Patent Application

Inventors often ask their patent attorney whether filing a provisional patent application for their invention makes sense. This article answers the general questions about filing a provisional patent application, so…

Inexpensive or Cheap Patent Application

One of the most common questions I get is: “can I get an inexpensive or cheap patent application?” There are lots of advertisements for cheap patent applications So-called “patent mills” seem…