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WHAT IS A PATENT?
1.	THE PATENT GRANT AND THE MEANING OF PATENTS
2.	TYPES OF PATENTS
3.	OTHER FEATURES OF PATENTS
4.	THE VALUE OF PATENTS
5.	HOW TO EVALUATE AN INVENTION
6.	WHAT A PATENT IS NOT
7.	WHAT IS PATENTABLE?
8.	WHO MAY OBTAIN A PATENT?
9.	WHEN MAY ONE APPLY FOR A PATENT?
10.	HOW TO OBTAIN A PATENT
11.	PREPARE A DISCLOSURE OF THE INVENTION
12.	CONDUCT A PATENTABILITY SEARCH
13.	PREPARE AND FILE THE PATENT APPLICATION
14.	PROVISIONAL AND NON-PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATIONS
15.	PROSECUTION OF THE NON-PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION
16.	ISSUANCE OF THE PATENT
17.	MAINTENANCE FEES
18.	EXPLOITATION OF PATENTS
19.	ENFORCEMENT OF PATENTS
20.	ALTERNATIVES TO PATENT PROTECTION

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Patent laws and legislation -- United States.