Why Defensively Publish?

As you may have read in our recent article, “Do I Need to Patent All of My Ideas?,” you learned that patents are not the only form of intellectual property protection.  Defensive publishing is a great strategy that you can use to prevent another party from obtaining a patent.  This cost-effective strategy consists of disclosing the enabling description of your invention, so it becomes prior art.

Learn more by taking a look at our infographic below:


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