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  1. Disclosure is a bad idea.
  2. A Disclosure is a document containing information held by the police and government departments.
  3. Disclosure is what an inventor must exchange for the legal protection for a patent monopoly.
  4. The disclosure is to ideally be made at the time of filing of the patent application or within three months of the filing.
  5. Disclosure: The first public disclosure of details of an invention.


  1. The design drawing or photograph must comply with the disclosure requirements of 35 U.S.C. 112, first paragraph.
  2. Additionally, if the shape of the design is not evident from the disclosure as filed, addition of surface shading after filing may be viewed as new matter.
  3. The physician-patient relationship also gives rise to the physician's duty to make proper disclosure of information to the patient; see Reibl v.
  4. A RCE does not affect the disclosure of an application.
  5. Your disclosure to GTRC should be as detailed as possible.

Public Disclosure

  1. Most foreign patent rights are lost immediately upon public disclosure.
  2. To protect the patentability rights to your invention, it is important that you contact OIPA as early as possible prior to public disclosure.
  3. Like public disclosure, any public use of an invention may also trigger the one-year period.
  4. A public disclosure is a non-privileged communication to one or more individuals from outside the VCOM community.
  5. A public disclosure of an invention can severely hamper or eliminate your ability to obtain patent protection.


  1. In this case, OTC returns the disclosure to the inventor for additional work or modifications.
  2. In other cases, disclosure is necessary to protect the interests not only of UNT, but also the inventor(s).
  3. Inventors whether they were seeing dollar signs or ideals in completing that first invention disclosure, instantly transmute in the calibration phase.
  4. Why should I be concerned about public disclosure?- Inventors should be aware that patent rights could be lost by Publication or Divulgation.


  1. A concise statement of the technical disclosure including that which is new in the art to which the invention pertains.
  2. This written disclosure commonly includes one or more sketches or drawings of the invention.
  3. In order to receive the patent, full disclosure of the invention must be given to the patent issuer.
  4. The invention disclosure is a witnessed document that will help you to establish the date of your invention if it is ever in question.
  5. A Disclosure must always be made promptly of any invention or software program conceived or developed during the performance of your assigned duties.


  1. To prevent inadvertent disclosure, we can quickly file a provisional patent application before you formally submit your grant proposal.
  2. At the end of the year (providing that no disclosure predated the provisional filing date), a non-provisional patent may need to be filed.

Invention Disclosure

  1. Inventions are disclosed by submitting an invention disclosure form (that can be found on the forms page) to the OTT.
  2. The invention disclosure form may be obtained from the TTO office or from the TTO website.
  3. If you have generated know-how, then please notify us using an invention disclosure form.
  4. When submitting an invention disclosure to the CSTC, all people making intellectual contributions to the inventions should be indicated.
  5. Patents must disclose the claimed invention in sufficient detail that others can make and use it; patents that do not provide such disclosure are invalid.

Provisional Application

  1. No information disclosure statement may be filed in a provisional application.
  2. The law doesn't provide any lesser standard for disclosure for provisional applications than for non-provisional applications.


  1. A Confidential Disclosure Agreement , sometimes called a Non-Disclosure Agreement, is a legal document for the protection of proprietary information.
  2. Disclosure of an invention to a Chartered Patent Agent will, of course, always be treated as confidential.
  3. NDAs allow the disclosure of confidential information prior to, for example, a research proposal submission.
  4. A disclosure to an academic colleague may or may not be considered confidential depending on the understanding between the parties.
  5. Negotiating intellectual property language in sponsored research contracts, material transfer agreements, and confidential disclosure agreements.

Disclosure Statement

  1. The information disclosure statement (IDS) submitted on [1] was filed after the mailing date of the [2] on [3].
  2. One manner of disclosing information to the USPTO is through the filing of an Information Disclosure Statement.
  3. The paper containing the disclosure statement or list will be placed in the record in the application file.


  1. Why are the dates of conception and disclosure important? The U.S. patent system is a -first to invent- system.
  2. This disclosure is accepted as evidence of the dates of conception of the invention.

Claimed Design

  1. A broken line disclosure is understood to be for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.
  2. Photographs and ink drawings must not be combined in a formal submission of the visual disclosure of the claimed design in one application.


  1. Afterwards, depending on your institution, the invention disclosure will be entrusted to Univalor or to another authority.
  2. Then, the Univalor professional will coordinate the analysis of your disclosure and assist you throughout the commercialization process.


  1. Trade secret protection can be lost overnight if the secret is publicly disclosed, even if the disclosure was not intentional.
  2. If you, or someone who learned of the invention from you, discloses it publicly, you can still file in Canada within the year following that disclosure.

Without Formal

  1. It allows filing without a formal patent claim, oath or declaration, or any information disclosure (prior art) statement.
  2. The provisional patent comprises a detailed disclosure of your invention without formal claims (claims are the things that actually protect your invention).


  1. A PPA does not require a formal patent claim, oath, declaration, or information disclosure.
  2. Disclosure to the OTT should be made before any public disclosure (oral or written) of the information is made.
  3. Otherwise, the transfer of proprietary information, even in a casual conversation, could legally be considered a public disclosure.
  4. Early disclosure to the university is encouraged.
  5. Each university has a different Intellectual Property Policy and your disclosure may be handled slightly differently depending on the institution.

Duty of Disclosure

  1. Any admission of fraud, inequitable conduct or violation of duty of disclosure must be explicit, unequivocal, and not subject to other interpretation.
  2. If you require further information on the duty of disclosure, please contact one of our patent attorneys.

Non-Disclosure Agreement

  1. With a Confidentiality Agreement, also called a Non-Disclosure Agreement or NDA, you can do just that.
  2. In the event of a licensing interest, a Non-Disclosure Agreement will be executed between the University and the potential licensee (the Company).
  3. Will I lose the rights in my idea if I disclose it to TBB? We insist that all applicants sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for their protection.

Disclosure Document

  1. The benefits afforded by the Disclosure Document will depend directly upon the adequacy of the disclosure.
  2. The Patent Office allows inventors to file a disclosure document describing their invention.
  3. The USPTO is requesting comments on its proposed Disclosure Document Program.
  4. An expanded version of a Disclosure Document but shorter than a regular Utility Patent Application.


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