I had left my friend borrow 5,000 almost 15 years ago. To ensure they would pay me back he left me with his vehicle that was valued at almost 60,000 back in 2006. He never returned and I have not been able to get ahold of him by phone or by mail. Please advise I am in the state of Ohio. I know I... Read more »
ear straps for a binky for babys attached to the side wholes of the binky. i would like to actually create something like this and see its already out but wanted ,ore information on it. i saw clips that you clip onto the binky but i was to have mine built in and mass produce. can you help me please?
You will need to contact a patent attorney to determine if your product would infringe on a patented product. Perhaps the patent you saw has already expired or no longer valid, but there may be other patented products that you may be at risk of infringing. It is important to determine the...Read more »
I just don't have any idea where to start? I need to get the idea made into something physical that can sell. I also don't want to lose the opportunity to make the idea mine so that someone else can't steal it from me. I have never heard of this kind of product before so I guess I... Read more »
A good place where to start familiarizing yourself with the patent process and patentability issues is the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website. Once you are familiar with the process, you may want to contact a patent attorney. Some attorneys offer a first 30 minute free...Read more »
For school, I am planning a a Solar Array for the roof a vehicle such as a Pickup Truck or Van. My idea is similar to an existing patent, Patent Publication Number 20180175785, however my idea is smaller in size, by more than half, and designed for a different purpose, renewable energy generation... Read more »
The issue is how different is your invention from other products claimed in patents and patent applications, or disclosed in the literature. You should consult a patent attorney to assist you with a patentability evaluation of your product.
It would be best to hire a patent attorney to do a patentability search. But in the meantime you may want to check databases such as Google Patents and the USPTO web site by entering the terms that best describe your invention.
"Patent Pending " means that an application for a patent has been filed for the particular product, system or method with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The status "Patent Pending " ends with the final disposal of the application by the USPTO, which...Read more »
We are designing a high heel that transforms into a flat and we use ridges in our design to help the flat shoe bend at two points to transform into a high heel. Though this is not the main design used to transform the high heel to a flat shoe in this patent, their shoe uses ridges as well to help... Read more »
It is not clear from your question what patent you are referring to. It would be best to consult a patent attorney to analyze the claims of the patent in question and assess the risk of infringement and whether you should design around the patented product.
If you are interested in protecting your product before you start selling, you should contact a patent attorney to determine if your product is patentable and, if so, prepare and file a patent application.
above - my email is firstname.lastname@example.org and my telephone number is 845-797-1574. please leave a message and i will call you right back if i don't pick up. i believe i may need an attorney for this type of issue long-term. thank you!
You have a registered trademark for Candle Therapy by Whimsyme. Someone else is trying to register a trademark for Candle Therapy, and the examiner rightly refuses registration because of likelihood of confusion. So they are threatening a fake lawsuit to push you...Read more »
Assuming the patent is still valid, you should contact the patent's owners or assignee to see if they are willing to license their patented product. You should seek the help of an attorney who specializes in licensing to negotiate the terms of the license.
Assuming the patent is still valid, you will need to contact the patent's owner or assignee to see if you can license or buy the patent or certain rights. There is no fixed price. You should have an attorney who specializes in licensing work with you.
You may not obtain a patent for mathematical ideas. However, you may be able to obtain a patent for the application of such ideas, if the application is novel and non-obvous. Please contact a patent attorney to learn more about the patenting process.
I have filed a provisional US patent 11+ months ago (I have about a week remaining to file full patent). I know in the US there is no way to extend this without loosing my priority date of May 2020. However, can I refile this as a PCT, claiming the May2020 priority date, and then file the full... Read more »
If the PCT is just a loophole and it has no value to you, a less expensive alternative would be to file a non-provisional application claiming priority to the provisional, optionally with a request for non-publication, and then abandon the non-provisional application at a later time in favor of a...Read more »
Is your smart mirror your invention or did you just make small modifications to an existing product? If you made some modifications to an existing product, is that product patented? If so, it is best to consult an attorney, who can review the patented product, and advise you on whether your...Read more »
If the patent is still valid, you will need to license it from the owner and/or the assignee. You should contact an intellectual property attorney, who can assist you in determining if the patent is valid and under any licensing agreement, and help you with the preparation and execution of a...Read more »
A patent attorney can help you determine if the product on the market is patented and, if so, if the patent is still valid or it has expired. Even if the patent is still valid, there may be some differences between your product and the product on the market, so that you would not be at risk of...Read more »
I have conducted a detailed search and found out that my button do not infringes any existing design patents but the idea is already present with different designs. Almost all the patents currently present related to my Idea/product are of the same idea but the design is different for example there... Read more »
You should have an attorney do a comprehensive patentability search. An expired patent disclosing a product very similar to yours can be used by an examiner as a basis for rejecting your invention as lacking novelty and/or being an obvious modification of the patented product.
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