You can't reinstate old patent. Here is the idea behind patents: the inventor discloses his invention to the public, and in turn the public (via the government) allows the inventor to keep others from making or using his invention for a limited time. After the limited time expires,...Read more »
Yes, you should be able you, provided that the design is new and not obvious. Given that there are hundreds of different wedding stationery designs, and there may be other stationery in form of a magazine, it may be tough to get the design patent. You need to talk to a patent attorney.
There is only one source of a patented filament for 3d printing. I have come up with a simple way to print the filament, creating a potentially profitable product. It is a novel idea for printing the filament, but a common way of producing similar products.
I made a crocheted design of the famous reversible octopus that I was hoping to sell but was told I couldn’t because the design is patented. But when I look on Etsy and Amazon, there are plenty of sellers selling products that are identical. How is that legal?
Maybe the patent owner licensed the design to a number of sellers. Or maybe the sellers buy the product from the patent owner. Or maybe the sellers on Etsy ignore the Cease and Desist letters. Of maybe the person who told you about that you could not sell it is wrong.
I am the principal inventor for application. The other co-invertors can be viewed " Patents by Inventor NAME" few days after the publication (01/21/2021). However, I cannot see mine? Any idea, how I can activate mine? Thank you
But if you are just taking compostable material that is already made, and making them into mailers that are pretty much the same as mailer that already exist, then you are not going to get a patent. You are going to have to do more.
Now, i see that they register a patent in USA, after I left the company. I never give any permission to register the patent in US territory.They can regist a patent, where I am as inventor, in USA without my permission?
A scientist or an engineer works for a company to invent and develop new products that will make money for the company. The scientist/engineer invents, and the company pays the scientist/engineer for the work, just like any other worker. The product of...Read more »
You need to contact a patent attorney to get this done.
You most likely have two options depending what aspect of the license plate trim you are trying to protect. If you are trying to get coverage for the ornamental design of the trim, then you'll likely need a design patent. If you...Read more »
Whether you infringe and whether you need a patent are two different subjects.
With regards to infringing of a patent of another product you need to see a patent attorney, who will provide you with a non-infringement opinion. The patent attorney will take a look at your product and at the...Read more »
As you know, there are many legal hurdles that you need to deal with, including registering the business name, incorporation, zoning, health, hours of operations, employment, taxes, etc. You are to be commended that you are concerned about...Read more »
The basic idea behind the patent scheme is to advance the progress of the society. An inventor discloses his invention to the society for the benefit of the society, and in turn, the government grants a benefit to the inventor: a patent, which allows the inventor to keep others from practicing the...Read more »
My question is about today's processes as far as patent search, type of patent required to protect our idea, securing our rights BEFORE leaking the idea to those who might steal it before we come to market, and resources on implementation and aligning with potentially existing cigarette... Read more »
Yes, you need to apply for a patent before you present it, market it, sell it, or even talk about it in detail with anyone. Absolutely. You do not need to get a patent, but you need to apply for it. This is especially true because you will need to get...Read more »
You are buying bags through Amazon from the holder (of licensee) of the patent, and putting your liquid in them and selling them to end users. The reason why there is a patent is so that the owner of the patent can keep others from making such...Read more »
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