Outlier Patent Attorneys

Patent Pending Made Simple Podcast


A podcast for inventors who want to learn more about the patent process.

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Patents Can Be Confusing

Patents can be intimidating whether you are a seasoned inventor or just starting out.

And, most of the patent help resources are either:

  • Sales-y with little value-add

  • Academic, in-the-weeds, or boring

  • Designed for patent attorneys and patent practitioners

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Patent Pending Made Simple


Patent related content doesn't have to be boring or sales-y.

Learn from expert practitioners, Jamie Brophy (patent agent) and Samar Shah (patent attorney), to gain insider knowledge on the patent process in an accessible yet in-depthdiscussion about patents that is geared towards independent inventors.

What They Say

  • Informative and Entertaining

    Apple Podcast Review rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Sometimes when you talk to patent attorneys, it can feel like they are talking down to you. Not so with Samar and Jamie. They do an excellent job talking through the complexities in a nuanced and educated way. Highly recommended for inventors of all experience levels!

    Apple Podcast Review / United States

  • Intimidating No More!

    Apple Podcast Review rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Patents can seem intimidating to inventors, but the hosts do a great job of making the concepts accessible, easy to understand, and dare I say: fun!

    Apple Podcast Review / United States

  • A Conversation

    George Burkhardt rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Listening to each podcast episode is like sitting in an attorneys office with a glass of scotch.

    George Burkhardt / Board of Directors, Alamo Inventors

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About Your Hosts

Jamie Brophy is a patent agent with over 24 years of experience in the patent field. She started her career as a patent examiner at the US Patent & Trademark Office and counsels clients in the consumer products, mechanical and medical device space.

Samar Shah is a patent attorney with over a decade of experience in helping startups and established tech companies such as Facebook, Google, and others, Samar Shah has seen his clients go through it all from inception to IPO and beyond.

Jamie and Samar share their experiences so you can avoid mistakes that inventors (and guests) might have made.

Jamie and Samar practice at Outlier Patent Attorneys, PLLC.


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