I live in Washington state but work in Oregon
answered on Sep 2, 2022
This depends on if you created it as a company employee, or in your free time for yourself. It is sometimes hard to prove both of them. It all depends on jurisdiction. I would recommend you to contact local attorney to discuss this matter.
I created a faster primality proving equation. Can I patent it?
answered on Jun 12, 2021
You cannot patent mathematical concepts. But you can patent a machine that relies on your particular primality test, or related products or methods.
For example, what is the duration of a patent 10640679
answered on Mar 3, 2021
Patent term is more confusing than it should be. The one part that is simple, is that patent term is not a function of the technology. There is not a way for the applicant to apply to extend the patent term (unlike trademarks or copyrights). (but as noted below, there are things that can shorten... Read more »
How much should I plan on spending to learn if this idea is, in fact, unique? Whom should I contact? Patent attorneys? How much money should I anticipate spending to create a patent as to protect my idea before I present it to major manufacturers?
answered on Sep 12, 2020
A patent attorney can do a patentability search to determine if your fotware is novel and non-obvious. If the search shows that your footware design is novel, the patent attorney should prepare and file a patent application for your invention. Once the application is filed, you may talk to... Read more »
Hello, my father passed away last year in October and it is now February. I have called and called the agency (People Ready) my dad worked for (he worked as a carpenter through a temp agency) and I have left voicemails and even spoke to someone who said they would call me back, but no one has... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2020
You might retain an attorney to contact them. A quick letter would likely not cost much, and the estate may be able to reimburse that cost. See ORS 652.190 for who is supposed to get the check to ensure you are the correct person before demanding the check.
Daltile is owned by Mohawk, who owns several key flooring patents related to the way PVC tiles and planks click together. They have recently launched a new product which is a combination of an SPC (PVC) base with a porcelain layer on top. The tiles click together, then you can grout them. We have... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2020
Hello, in order to make this determination you will need to obtain a freedom to operate analysis from an Intellectual Property attorney. In completing this analysis, an evaluation of the patent(s) about which you are concerned will be completed and compared to your product. If it is found that the... Read more »
I am his son
answered on Nov 15, 2018
My condolences on the passing of your father.
Your father was listed as an inventor on 3 patents: US 7,526,894; US 7,152,377; and US 6,398,995. Although he was listed as the inventor, he was not the owner. His employer, Chase Industries, is the owner of these patents.
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answered on Aug 22, 2018
I don't speak for Justia, so I don't know, but there is usually a lag time between the time a patent issues, and its appearance on non-USPTO websites, such as Justia or Google. If you need to be sure to be up to date, you really need to go to USPTO.gov .
answered on Aug 10, 2018
Please feel free to post your question in your native language, and we'll translate it as we see fit. This Google translation from your language is gibberish that makes no sense.
This patent is worth $100sM and I did everything and got $1. Dennis Fenton threatened his way onto the patent. He threaten me even recently and is worth over $600M
answered on Jul 27, 2018
I sent a message to your LinkedIn account. If you want to talk, please give me a call.
To procure medical grade cannabis at a fraction of the overhead costs
answered on Jul 23, 2018
That certainly could be patentable.
One problem that you will encounter is whether the gardening technique is actually really new. Gardening has been about for millennia, practiced by billions of people, so it is likely that someone has thought about the same thing as you have.... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2011
No you don't. Having a docket number makes tracking the application much easier but for filing you do not need one.
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