Patent, Publish, Or Keep It A Secret?

Patent, Publish, or Keep Secret

A rudimentary flow chart for the types of decisions advisable for figuring out whether to apply for a patent for an idea, keep it confidential as a trade secret, or to publish the idea to block others from patenting the idea. Consultation with an intellectual property attorney is preferred than merely relying on this chart.

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