Mark S. Hubert PC | Mark Hubert
No. Not much is gained from an invention disclosure document to benefit you. I will prevent someone else from getting a patent on the same thing but it gets you absolutely nothing. A patent application may mature into an allowed patent which will give you a 20 year monopoly on the manufacture, sales and use of the invention.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Devon & Associates | Marcia A. Devon
An invention disclosure document is NOT the same as a patent application. We use an invention disclosure document in order to assist our clients in obtaining a patent. If you would like to set up a consultation to discuss the filing of a patent application.
Answer Applies to: California