I have thought of a new method for laying a road surface and I have drawings for a machine for doing it. Can I get a patent?

Patents are available for technical developments which are new, non-obvious and industrially applicable. Provided that your new method and machine have not been disclosed publicly in any way, and provided that the developments address and overcome a technical problem associated with the prior-known technology, then both the method and machine are patentable.

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What are the stages involved in obtaining a patent?

The first step in the process of obtaining patent protection is to file an application for a patent at the Patent Office. Within 12 months of filing the initial patent application Claims, which define the monopoly sought by the patent, must be added.  The Claims should cover a general area around the example(s) of the invention described and shown [...]

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