This book is the first of its kind to teach scientists and engineers how to go beyond simply getting a patent granted. It covers various aspects, from basic concepts of patent laws, patent preparation to patent post granting, in an easy-to-understand language for inventors. It also introduces the basis of patent licensing and related business aspects, helping inventors create patents that can be better capitalized. Through the author s extensive scientific background and experience, it provides common pitfalls and tips on how an inventor should assist in all phases of patent filing, prosecution and licensing. Contents: Fundamentals in Patenting; Patent Prosecution and Post Granting; Business Perspectives and Beyond.