The Myth of Provisional Patent Applications

Startups are routinely told to get a provisional patent application.

There is absolutely NO business reason why a startup should EVER do a provisional, and we pick apart every argument.  (The only reason why startups file provisional patent applications is to placate unsophisticated investors.)

Provisional Patent Applications are not the ugly stepchild of Non-Provisional Patent Applications.  They should be given your full attention.

Many people make the sin of omission: not putting enough information in their patent applications.

Other people make the sin of commission: putting way too much information in their patent applications. 

Both of these errors hurt you dramatically.

Join Russ as he looks at provisional patent applications in a way you have never seen before.