Publication (Public Disclosure)- A publication does not have to be a printed publication.
Posting the invention on a blog or on the web may be a publication. Even a
poster or presentation may be considered a publication. The key inquiry is whether or not a reference has been made “publicly
accessible.” The relevant factors are:
(1) the length of time the display was exhibited,
(2) the expertise of the target audience,
(3) the existence (or lack thereof) of reasonable expectations that the
material displayed would not be copied, and
(4) the simplicity or ease with which the material displayed could have
safest bet is to get a provisional application before any of these events
Sale of the invention.
Offer to Sale the invention.
Public Use of the