The book shows how inventors and entrepreneurs can track and monitor their own patent applications or those of competitors.
There are three main topics to the book:
- PAIR (Patent Application Information and Retrieval) – how to track and monitor patent applications
- Maintenance Fee Payments – find out when and how to pay maintenance fees
- Search for Patents and/or Applications – use the USPTO and other databases to search for issued patents or patent applications
The book provides screenshots to show step-by-step how to use these U.S. Patent Tools.