[Discuss] How patents 'can' display inventions

Marketply contact at marketply.org
Mon Sep 16 00:34:32 UTC 2013

Furthermore, open technology can publish
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statutory_invention_registration> all those
defensively as a way to preemt patents:

Historically, statutory invention registrations were used by applicants for
publishing patent applications on which they no longer felt they could get
patents. By publishing the patent applications, they helped ensure that the
inventions were in the public domain and no one else could subsequently get a
patent on them.

As of the 1999 American Inventors Protection Act, however, most patent
applications filed in the US have been published 18 months after they were
filed. These published patent applications serve a similar purpose to a
statutory invention registration. Once an application is published, an inventor
need only let their application go abandoned in order to give up their right to
a patent and dedicate the invention to the public.

Either publish via registering an invention officially, or by publishing it on a
highly visible website. Or by doing both.


Marino Hernandez
(just a founder of Marketply <http://www.marketply.org> )

> On September 15, 2013 at 4:58 PM Marketply <contact at marketply.org> wrote:
>  Four-stroke combustion engine
>  We do live in a modern age of technology. Patents can include photos,
> animation, video samples, etc.
>  😃,
>  Marino Hernandez
>  (just a founder of Marketply <http://www.marketply.org> )
>  203-429-4205

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