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How to Extend a Provisional Patent Application


Plus: Trump, NASGW, and a Baby My readers all know that the smart start for a small inventor or a new company with an invention to protect is a Provisional patent application (aka “Caveman Patent” because it’s so easy…). For a low flat fee of $1000, and with my personal guidance and coaching, we earn  [...]

Free Patent Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)


The Surprises and Secrets of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) In the patent world, one of the most important, yet sur­pris­ingly overrated issues is secrecy. Yet while it’s a need­less fear for many, it can make sense to protect your­self when you have to trust someone else with your secrets.  An NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) is also known  [...]

Funny Lawyer Letter About Disney Trademarks


(And, the Hilarious Lawyer Letter I Never Got to Send) One of the things I love best about my work is filing creative trademarks for inventors and firearms business owners.  One of the things I love least is dealing with some of the “other” lawyers out there. The saga begins when one of my oldest and  [...]

New Gun Inventions


(But Can’t Reveal…Until Now) The best thing about my job is being on the inside and able to see all the new inventions in our industry.  Sometimes I see some amazing things that I think might just cause revolutionary changes. The worst thing about my job is that I have to keep my mouth shut.   [...]

Mossberg Trigger Patent Dispute – How to Invalidate a Mossberg


The Anatomy of a Patent Lawsuit What every patent applicant can learn from the Mossberg Dispute As most of us were enjoying the elegance and convenience of the Kentucky Exposition Center at the NRA Annual Meeting in Louisville, Mossberg filed a lawsuit against 12 trigger makers on the first day of the show.  No “We’ve  [...]

Guns.Com Article about Gun Patent Attorney Ben Langlotz


The PR Triumph I Never Expected I was pleased, flattered, and humbled to be featured last month in a profile interview by one of the Internet’s most prominent gun news blogs, Guns.com. The author gave me a chance to share what I think is really important for gun inventors to know, and threw in a  [...]