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Do you need a patent? Can you get a patent? Is your invention really new? How can filing a patent application protect your invention? How does the patent system work? What goes into a patent application? Losing the right to patent and other pitfalls to avoid Should you file a provisional patent application first? After the application is filed Working with a patent attorney What is it going to cost? Getting your idea across Developing your idea Having a plan to profit from your patent Infringement : what to know and what to do Alternative protections : trademark, copyright, trade secret Patenting software and apps Marketing your idea Utility patent example Design patent example.