When To Consider A Patent (Or Provisional Patent Application) For Your Invention
Whether you are new to the world of inventing or you’ve had ideas in the past, the most important thing to remember is: You need protection if you want your idea or invention to ultimately succeed.
Before looking into protecting your idea, if you're not quite sure that it is in fact a potential invention, answer this question:
Is your idea a product or process that is a solution to a specific problem?
Unless someone else patented it. Read on...
First You'll Need To Understand What A Patent Is