I suspect something like the monopoly game is copyrighted and not patented. Here's one example patent for a Rubik's Cube style game, that should give you an idea of a patent format, you probably have to provide a working prototype as well: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=5&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=%22Rubiks+Cube%22&OS=%22Rubiks+Cube%22&RS=%22Rubiks+Cube%22 You might be able to do a preliminary patent search at the U.S. patent office: http://patft.uspto.gov/ I test searched for the term: Game and got 105,839 results
by Jake - 4 hours ago
You hire 15 minutes of a Patent Attorney's time and when he tells you that you got nothing worth patenting you thank him for saving you a lot of time and trouble.
by Pal - 4 hours ago
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