Mount Laurel, New Jersey Patent Trademark Attorney
Mount Laurel is a township located in Burlington County, New Jersey. Mount Laurel is considered an edge city suburb of Philadelphia. Mount Laurel has an estimated population of around 41,000 residents as of the 2010 census. Mount Laurel became incorporated as a township in 1872 by and act of the New Jersey Legislature. Mount Laurel was formed from portions of Evesham Township.
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.