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How to apply for a patent

Most patent applications are made by companies and large corporations but anyone can apply for a patent. To apply, the inventor needs to define their invention, explain how it works and show how it is useful. The Patent Office in Ireland searches all previous patent applications and only gives patents to people they believe have invented something original and new. It takes time to make these searches so it costs money to make a patent application. Patent applications can be made to protect your invention in individual countries or on a worldwide scale. In general, the more places in the world you want to protect your invention, the more it costs. But the patent application process is gradually becoming more global.

If you are successful in being awarded a patent, you may need to pay fees each year to renew the patent. I'm ready to read a story 
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