If I have an idea for what I believe is a new product, how do I check for previous patents?
However, professional patent searches are more in-depth . . . plus, there are many technicalities not generally known that could affect the strength of the patent.
A qualified patent attorney can help you navigate this area smoothly and advise you properly of any pitfalls.
Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. is an award-winning New York City attorney, edutainer and author. Under her Ask The Business Lawyer brand, she reaches thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners with her legal services, professional speaking, information products, and LexAppeal weekly ezine. She also writes the Making It Legal blog.