Gloucester, New Jersey Patent Trademark Atorney

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The population of Glocester County is estimated to be around 292,000 residents as of the 2010 census making it the 14th most populated county in New Jersey. Gloucester is south of Philadelphia and North of Atlantic City, it is part of what makes up the Camden, New Jersey Metropolitan Division of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. Gloucester was first settled back in 1686 by European settlers. Swedesboro and Bridgeport were some of the earliest settlements in New Jersey.

A patent issued by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, grants its owner — i.e., a business or inventor — the right to prevent others from making, using, offering to sell, selling or importing into the U.S. any invention covered by the patent without the owner’s authorization. Thus, a patent is a powerful-intellectual asset that garners in its owner, the exclusive right to exclude others, for up to 20 years from the filing date of the patent, from making, using, selling, offering to sell, or importing into the US, anything covered by the patent. Besides protecting valuable research and development, patents allow a business owners to put in place roadblocks to slowdown copycat competitors from stealing their innovations without remuneration.