Get a Patent Pending Number for your new recipe, food composition or cooking method for only US$99. This reserves your right to file corresponding patents worldwide for 12 months.
A registered complete patent prevents others from making, importing, advertising, selling or using a recipe, food composition or cooking method that "reads onto" your complete patent claims.
Nearly every popular foodstuff today was once marked "Patent Pending". Without it, they would have struggled for "breathing space" in the market.
In your Patent Pending Number document, focus on:
Tip: If your recipe is a new mix of ingredients, consider keeping the mix secret ‐ ask KFC ("secret 11 herbs and spices") and Coke (Coca‐Cola formula). Patent Pending Number documents are kept "secret". No‐one may access them.
US1404539 "Confection" patented "A confection comprising a core of normally liquid material frozen to a substantially solid state and sealed within an edible, sustaining and form retaining casing adapted to maintain the confection in its original form during handling."
In English: "Chocolate coated ice cream"
GB459582 "Improvements in and relating to manufactured articles of food or confectionery" patented "A manufactured article of food or confectionery consisting of an edible fatty medium which medium at a temperature not greatly exceeding approximately 32 degrees Celsius becomes fluid or semi‐fluid, characterised by the whole article up to a temperature of approximately 32 degrees Celsius being in the form of a rigid cellular structure."
In English: "Aerated chocolate"
US558393 "Flakes cereals and process of preparing same" patented "A process of manufacturing an improved alimentary product, which consists, first, in soaking the grain in water for some hours, whereby it is subjected to a preliminary digestion with its contained cerealin, and a temperature which prevents actual fermentation; second, subjecting the previously‐soaked grain to heat for a time sufficient to completely cook the starch; third drying the grain; fourth rolling the grain between cold rollers; and fifth, baking the flakes until thoroughly dry and crisp."
In English: "Soaking, cooking, drying, rolling and baking grain"
US107,701 "Improvement in pepper‐sauce" patented "A method of preparing a pepper‐sauce including the steps of: (i) smashing ripe fruit to a pulp and mixing it with fine vinegar and rock solt, in the proportions of one pint of vinegar and one handful of salt to every gallon of pulp; (ii) closely covering the receptacle containing the mixture and macerating the mixture for about 6 weeks; (iii) working the pulp through a sieve that is just fine enough not to permit the seeds to pass; (iv) adding about one drop of bisulphate of lime to every ounce of mixture to prevent fermentation; (v) potting the sieved‐out skins and suds for about 24 hours with an ounce of alcohol to each pound of residue; (vi) agitating and pressing the skins and suds to extract the remaining pulp and juice; (vii) adding a drop of bisulphate of lime to every ounce received from the press and (viii) combining the two mixtures and working the combined compound through a fine flour sieve"
In short: "Adding vinegar and salt to peppers, and leaving the mixture to stand for 6 weeks; filtering out the skins and seeds and potting the extracted skins and seeds for 24 hours with alcohol; pressing the liquid from the skins and seeds; combining the filtered and pressed liquid, and passing it through a fine flour sieve"
GB503358 "Improvements in and relating to the wrapping of chocolates and the like" patented "A method of wrapping chocolates or other sweetmeats consisting in wrapping a pile of circular discs of chocolate or other sweetmeats in a lead or the like foil, and then placing the wrapped pile friction‐tight in an outer tubular sleeve of paper so that the wrapped pile may, when desired, be slidden axially within the outer tubular sleeve."
In English: "Chocolate wrapped in foil and a paper sleeve"
US315559 "Confectionery" patented "A candy consisting of the combination of a hard smooth exterior or shell composed of sugar or sugar compound with a soft interior composed of marshmallow or moonshiner stock."
In English: "Sugar coated marshmallow"
US2926833 "Life saver package" patented "A package comprising a sheet of wrapping material wrapped around a stack of cylindrical articles, the opposite ends of the material being folded tightly against the opposite ends of the stack, thereby defining annular creases extending through parallel planes normal to the longitudinal axis of the package, an opening thread arranged at one end of the package along the inner side of said wrapping material adjacent one of the folded ends and substantially in alignment with the annular crease at said end, said thread being secured to the wrapping material, said opening thread being arranged substantially in the said plane of the crease, one end of said opening thread protruding laterally from the package, and said opening thread serving as an opening element for the package, whereby pulling of said one end of the thread effects a tearing of the wrapper along the line of securement thereby removing the corresponding folded end for access into the package."
In English: "Wrapper with a tear strip"
Prepare a document that fully describes:
(a) the recipe;
(b) the food composition; or
(c) the method of making and cooking your food / beverage (e.g. a step‐by‐step guide detailing when and how the ingredients are added, temperature, time between steps, etc.)
Do not disclose publish your recipe or food / beverage until we email you the Patent Pending Number.
Note: You may then mark your product, packaging or marketing material "Patent Pending" worldwide.
Within a day (Mon‐Fri), we will email you a Patent Pending Number. This number reserves your right to file patents worldwide (177 countries) for a period of 12 months.
In 12 months' time, you will need to file a complete patent application. When doing so, you can add more detail to your description and bolster your drawings. A patent attorney will likely assist in drafting the complete patent specification. But, for now, you are able to take the first step yourself … quickly, easily and affordably.
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