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A Look Back on 50 Patents, and Initiating an Innovation Pipeline

Earning 50 patents in just two years is an incredible accomplishment.  My first US patent was granted on June 19, 2018, and my 50th happened June 23, 2020.  This is after beginning to file patents only in mid to late 2017.  How does one go about getting patents so quickly, especially in the highly crowded tech sector, and how can an organization facilitate such excitement among their staff to check for their names at 12:01 AM any given Tuesday?
This Process is Nuanced, and Expensive!
There is a lot of basic information about patents that you can read about or watch talks on from many other websites.  This includes information such as patents don't have to be complicated or some over-engineered gadget (lawyers make them seem like that, though!); what makes a good patent and what doesn't; why it's important to be first to file versus first to invent; how patents thread the eye of a needle to be written with enough specificity to be plausible, and implementable by someone profi…