The Different Types of Patents by Marvin Powell III on Feb 10, 2016 Category: featured news Coming up with a new idea can happen fast, but creating a new invention can take a bit longer. One of the reasons is that you have to go through the patent process. Not sure what type of patent is most relevant to your brand new idea? Don't worry, we're here to help. Take a look at our explanation of the different types of patents or contact us to learn more.