Patent Safety for a Merchandise Suggestions or Inventions

United States Patent is primarily a "grant of rights" for a limited time period. In layman's terms, it is a contract in which the United States government expressly permits an individual or company to monopolize a specific idea for a restricted time.

Typically, our government frowns on any kind of monopolization in commerce, due to the belief that monopolization hinders free trade and competition, degrading our economy. A good illustration is the forced break-up of Bell Phone some years in the past into the several regional mobile phone companies. The government, in particular the Justice...