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Top 5 Blogs of 2016!


As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back on the past year. As we, at the EP&C BL&G, looked back we saw lots of great blogs. In order to make sure you don’t miss out on the ones our readers liked the most, we want to share our top 5 most-read-blogs of 2016. 

How_to_make_money_with_a_patent_without_any_hassle.jpg5. How to make money with a patent without any hassle

A good idea and a good patent. That combination can lead to commercial success, even without you implementing, manufacturing or bringing the idea to market yourself.

lamzac.jpg4. The Lamzac and the design (right) that could not be overturned

The way you protect Intellectual Property depends on whether the invention is of a technical or esthetic nature. It goes without saying that there is also a grey area in between.

Wat_nieuwsgierige_octrooigemachtigden_inspireert-2.jpg3. What inspires curious patent attorneys

Patent attorneys are, by nature, curious and inquisitive scientists. They love engineering and technology and have chosen a technical/legal profession. Worthwhile inventions always generate new inspiration.

Top_3_Reasons_not_to_apply_for_a_patent.jpg2. Top 3 Reasons not to apply for a patent

Customers often look surprised when I tell them that it would be better not to apply for a patent. This can sometimes be the best strategy. When? Here is my Top 3.

Top_3_patent_requirements_and_how_Donald_Duck_is_being_obstructive_.jpg1. Top 3 patent requirements and how Donald Duck is being obstructive

An invention has to meet numerous requirements in order to qualify for a patent. Before filing a patent application it is therefore advisable to check and see if your invention meets all of those requirements.

Topics: PATENT