I'm trying to determine if a new invention will pose risk for infringement. The claims under this patent seem very abstract in nature, thus preventing anyone from designing an application that retrieves general fishing related-data from users, processing it and then providing results based on said... Read more »
I am sole inventor. Michael Tallen. Dennis Fenton did not come up with idea nor did any of the work. I was fresh out of school. He threatened me to get name on patent snd drove me out of Amgen. Today he is on Board of Directors of over 200 Biotech Companies worth $500M. Amgen got to markets... Read more »
I am the inventor of web cam covers of which I have a provisional application. I'm looking for an attorney to assist in possible litigation, an attorney of whom will take a contingency case. This has already been proved I have a rock solid case. Davison or invention land tried stealing my idea and... Read more »
Sorry, but there is very little chance of any attorney taking your case. For several reasons.
Firstly, just because you've filed a provisional application, does not mean that you have a patent. You need to file a regular application, prosecute it, and have the patent issue before you...Read more »
That's an excellent question. I've never thought of that.
But I think that if you copy the drawing from a utility patent, you should be OK. Why? Because patents are not copyrightable. You can copy words and figures from a patent (like every patent attorney alive has done), but you...Read more »
You are going to have to hire a patent attorney to tell you this.
You are looking for a patent attorney to provide you with a Non-infringement Opinion (if you have a specific patent(s) that you are concerned about), or a Freedom to Operate Opinion (if you want to make sure that there are...Read more »
The process of getting a patent is straight forward: a patent attorney drafts a patent application based on what information you have provided (1 to 3 weeks of calendar time), then, over the next few years there are negotiations between your patent attorney and the patent office ("patent...Read more »
Whenever you want to start producing and marketing products that are not commonplace or have not been around for a long time (i.e. 20+ years), yeah, you should contact a patent attorney about this. The patent attorney will give you options for you to pursue.
Because you are posting on a website dealing with US laws, I assume that you are asking about US patents, and not patents outside the US. And, because Sun Pharma is an Indian company, I assume that you are asking about the FY according to Indian accounting rules, hence, those patents issued in Sun...Read more »
Arconic has about 30 patents or patent applications in its own name, and about additional 80 assigned to it from its predecessor Alcoa. Some of these cases are in force, a few have expired, and some of them have not been granted yet.
Maybe the supplier is right and is referring to a...Read more »
Here is the situation in cases like yours: A company may have many different products and improvements to those products. On Magnetite's website, they post about having a patent on their product, U.S. Patent 4,473,980. That patent has expired a long time ago, so...Read more »
A patent is enforceable only in the country that issued it. So, if there is a patent in the US, and you are making the claimed product in China and shipping it to Europe, then you won't be infringing the US patent. Likewise, if there is a European patent on the product, but not in the US, then...Read more »
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