To be on the safe side I would read from a book that’s out of copyright protection which is roughly 2 lifetimes. Other than that you’re probably technically infringing on the Writers Copyright. There are many exemptions for example research, education, parody etc. I think reading an entire...Read more »
I am launching my first product. However, my competitors have patents but I am thinking to change the design not function. Would my competitors' patents be infringed? Is it possible to get a patent for my product? Thank you!
This is a very difficult and complicated question. A non-provisional patent generally covers the function of an item whereas a design patent covers the ornamental look of a product but not its function. You can still infringe on A patent by changing its design if your new product “reads on”...Read more »
You probably Should search the Trademark database at USPTO.gov to see if your brand name is trademarked otherwise the Trademark holder may be able to force you to take yours down. Also another good place to search would be to see if the domain is taken at Google domains and Lastly to see if the...Read more »
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