Scrupulous wrote:Josh, your copyright will serve as evidence of what your were in possession of at the time you submitted it. That could come in handy.
But, it doesn't do much to give you exclusive rights to the product or service you're dealing with, if that's what you're after. A provisional patent application is a good way to do that.
How can I go about getting a "provisional patent" without it costing an arm and leg. And if I get one how can I go about making double sure no one can copy my idea in any shape or form?