NO. You cannot resubmit your patent application if it has been dead for 10 years.
(Think about it. How would it be fair if you apply for a patent, the Patent Office rejects it, the file is closed, other companies in the industry see your published patent application knowing that the...View More
I would like to patent an energy drink recipe but in a broad sense to protect or mitigate against companies with more capital just running me over and imitating it. How do I find patent but ensure I'm not overlapping someone else's already?
OK, so here is the situation. You have two separate issues: (1) can you make and sell your energy drink?, and (2) can you patent it to keep others from copying your invention? The first question is typically the more important one.
(1) To make sure that you do not infringe on other...View More
So in 2018, the Trump Admin attacked me in a federal lab in Pittsburgh. I had to flee. Then my house was raided by a SWAT team. I fled into hiding in Amish country Ohio. Then the Trump Admin disguised my patented technology as a non-patented technology and gave it to Saudi Aramco and the... View More
I am sorry to hear about your tribulations, but regarding the patent: you do not own the patent. You assigned your rights to the invention to the Deparment of Energy in December 2012, after the patent application was filed but before the patent issued.
Yes, this is common. Inventor A gets a patent for an invention, and then inventor B files for an improvement to the invention. Inventor A cannot practice the improved version because inventor B has a patent on it, and Inventor A cannot practice either the original invention nor the improved...View More
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When the term of the patent or the copyright expires.
The idea of a patent is a contract between an inventor and the public, as represented by the government. The inventor discloses the invention, which is valuable to the public, to the society, and gets something in return. The inventor...View More
Good companies listen to their customers. Often, a company is told of an idea by its customer, supplier, vendor, employee, etc., and the company develops the idea into an invention, which is then patented.
If you pitched your invention to company, then...View More
Hi my question is regarding RetailMeNot suing Honey for patent infringements.
According to RetailMeNot’s suit, Honey infringes on U.S. Patents 9,626,688; 9,639,853; 9,953,335; and 9,965,769, which detail technologies related to things like facilitating access to promotional offers,... View More
It is possible for someone to start up another coupon site. You just have to be outside of the scope of the claims. In this particular case, the four patents have very long independent claims, suggesting that one should be able to work around these claims.
I see a patent was granted to members of my team and I was not included as I left the company before the application was filed. I have documentation (lots) to back up my argument to be included on this patent.
This is a very common problem. I presume that you want to have your name on the patent as one of the co-inventors so that you can put it on your resume/CV, and not get an ownership stake in the patent.
If you really have a good argument to be listed as a co-inventor, reach out to the...View More
I am a non US citizen lives in India and A Patent infringement case has been filed against me and several other US & Non US based sellers for selling online. Is there any way I can write to the Court without hiring a Lawyer to avoid a default judgement as I can't afford an attorney.
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