The Legal Steps to Startups: What You Need to Know About Patents Welcome to the next video in our Legal Steps to Startups Video Series – What You Need to Know About Patents. What is a patent? Why should you think about hiring a patent agent? Learn how hiring a trusted patent agent can help ensure your creation is protected. Whether you are submitting a patent application or incorporating your company, there are so many different aspects to think about when starting or growing a business. It can be hard to know where to turn. Let our team of legal professionals at Parlee McLaws LLP help to guide you in the right direction. You can reach out to our team of professionals at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime.