How Do You Patent an Edtech Idea, Anyway?

While creators in the edtech space often feel they’ve made something patent-worthy, two problems usually stand in the way. The first hurdle is the cost, as attaining a patent is often pricey. The second challenge is time. From filing a provisional application to securing approval, it took Roxanne Russell five years to get Read Ahead patented.

She opened up to EdSurge about the process she went through to give would-be edtech inventors a glimpse into the trials and tribulations involved in getting a patent.


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