How to Patent an App and Protect Your IP

Have you developed a mobile application (app)? App development is a fast-paced industry and one that many inventors and app developers alike are keen to enter. When you create something inventive and new, you will need to protect your invention. For this reason, you should consider obtaining a patent for your app to ensure your intellectual property (IP) is well-protected. This article will explain:

  • How to seek patent protection for an app;
  • The requirements for obtaining a patent for your mobile app;
  • The factors to consider in deciding whether it is actually worth it to seek a patent for a mobile app; and
  • Your alternative protection measures if you choose not to go the patent route.

Source: Mondaq® Ltd

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