InCube Labs, LLC (San Jose, CA)
What is a Patent for Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for the fabrication of solid masses containing proteins or polypeptides
While there has been an increasing development of new drugs to treat various ailments, many, like proteins, antibodies, and peptides have limited application due to the fact that they aren’t in a form that is easily shaped into solid shapes fororal or other form of administration and/or sealed. This is due to the fact that the production of medicines that contain a protein, protein, or antibody can result in a change in the protein’s structure. This is because numerous proteins possess complex internal structures that define their bioactivity. Disruption in the structure of the protein or polypeptide could result in its deactivation or substantial reduction in bioactivity. The cause of this can be manufacturing processes like molding, compression, milling, grinding, encapsulation or any other similar processes. What is needed is a method forforming bioactive compounds such as proteins, antigens and peptides into solid or semisolid shapes for oral or other form of delivery to a human or other mammal without significant loss of bioactivity of the compound.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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Patents are granted by the government to safeguard an invention. It gives the inventor the right to create, use and market the invention. Society benefits when new technology is introduced for sale. The benefits may be the direct sense, since it may allow individuals to achieve previously unattainable things, or indirectly, by the economic benefits (business growth and employment) which the invention provides.
Patent protection is sought by many university researchers and drug companies to protect their research and development. Patents can be granted for a product, process, or method of creating new materials. Patent protection must be granted to an invention that is beneficial unique, innovative, and not previously known to others in the same area.
Patents give inventors a chance to be recognized for commercially viable inventions. They provide a reason for inventors to come up with new ideas. Small-scale businesses and inventors can rest certain that they will receive a good return on their investment in the development of technology. They can earn a living from their work.
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Patents transform inventor’s knowledge into a valuable asset which creates new opportunities to create jobs by licensing joint ventures and joint ventures.
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The profits from technology patents that are successful and commercially viable can be used to finance technological research and development (R&D), which will improve the chances of developing better technology in the future.
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There are many kinds of patents. Understanding the different types of patents is vital for protecting your invention. Patents for utility cover methods and inventions made by machines. Design patents cover ornamental designs. Utility patents are the best as they protect the proprietor from copycats and other competition. They are typically issued to improve or modify existing inventions. Utility patents can also be used to cover improvements and changes in existing inventions. A process patent could describe the methods or actions of performing a particular act. However, a chemical composition could be the combination of components.
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The first step to get your patent is to perform an internet search for patents. You can do a google patent search or do a USPTO search. Once the patent application has been submitted, the product that is subject to the patent can be described as patent-pending. you can locate the patent application online on the public pair. After the patent office approves your application, you will be able do an examination of the patent number to find the patent that was issued. Your product will then be patentable. It is also possible to use the USPTO search engine. Check out the following article for more information. You can get help from an attorney for patents or a patent attorney. Patents granted in the United States are granted by the US trademark and patent office, or the United States Patent and Trademark office. This office also reviews trademark applications.
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- What’s the purpose of the invention?
- What are the terms used in technical terminology and keywords that describe the characteristics of an invention? A technical dictionary can help you locate the right phrases.
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7. You can find other US patent publications by keyword searches in AppFT or PatFT databases, as well as search for patents classified as not from the United States according to below. Additionally, you can make use of search engines on the internet to find non-patent documents that describe inventions in the literature. Here are a few examples:
- Add keywords to your search. Keyword searches may turn up documents that are not well-categorized or have missed classifications during Step 2. For example, US patent examiners often supplement their classification searches with keyword searches. Think about the use of technical engineering terminology rather than everyday words.
- Search for foreign patents using the CPC classification. Then, re-run the search using international patent office search engines such as Espacenet, the European Patent Office’s worldwide patent publication database of over 130 million patent publications. Other national databases include:
- European Patent Office (EPO) provides esp@cenet to access a network of Europe’s patent databases with access to machine translation of European patents.
- Japan Patent Office (JPO) – with access to machine translations of Japanese patents.
- World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) offers PATENTSCOPE with a full-text search of published international patent applications and machine translations for some documents, as well as a list of international patent databases.
- Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service (KIPRIS)
- State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) with machine translation of Chinese patents.
- Other International Intellectual Property Offices with online patent databases include Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and Taiwan.
- Search non-patent literature. Inventions can be made public in many non-patent publications. It is recommended that you search journals, books, websites, technical catalogs, conference proceedings, and other print and electronic publications.
To review your search, you can hire a registered patent attorney to assist. A preliminary search will help one better prepare to talk about their invention and other related inventions with a professional patent attorney. In addition, the attorney will not spend too much time or money on patenting basics.