The approval date for a drug named BIKTARVY is 02/07/2018 and the date of the first-expiring patent is 11/04/2020. Meaning the amount of time between the approval date of the drug and the date of the first-expiring patent is 2 years, 8 months and 29 days. Why would it be too short and not a length... Read more »
Old rules were that patents had a term of 17 years from when they issued. New rules are that apply to patent applications filed after June 8, 1995 are 20 years from the first non-provisional patent application....Read more »
She lives in Florida and I have been trying for two years to get my stuff back. I asked her for the property back or the money to replace it and she told me that I was getting nothing back and that she didn’t owe me anything. I never abandoned my property, I had been kicked out by them and... Read more »
I agree with the advice that you should work with a patent attorney to sort this out. I will add that it may be prudent to do some initial searching before that first meeting with the patent attorney. My slides as http://bit.ly/Patent_Searching may help you with your DIY searches that will help...Read more »
I was a Ph.D. student working with my professor at University. We together applied for two patents, which were approved in the U.S. and Europe. My professor later started a company and licensed these patents from the University. Recently on the news, a large company sub-licensed these patents again... Read more »
This is not a patent law question per se. This is more of a contract/employment law issue. Thus, you need to consult with an attorney from the state where you were a student. Frequently, Ph.D students sign agreements as they are being paid to teach or to work in the labs. These agreements will...Read more »
A United States Patent applies to the United States. (make, use, sell, offer to sell)
A United States Patent applies to actions in the United States. So making a product in China and importing to the US would be covered. Also making a product in the US and exporting to Canada would be...Read more »
I am not sure whether you have a weird lease or some other situation that gives rise the fact situation that you present but it does not sound to me to have anything to do with patents or constitutional law.
If you have a common landlord, you may want to start there but this sounds like a...Read more »
The answer from Mr. Klosowski is correct. Bottom line, if there is an assignee of the rights to a patent that is not expired and is otherwise enforceable, then you will need to deal with the assignee with respect to accessing rights to the patent.
Congratulations on having a good idea. You may be able to make and sell this as an aftermarket enhancement for installed systems. That is one route and a route that does not require buy-in from the BoxLegend folks. You may wish to obtain a patent so that others do not make a similar product....Read more »
This slide set might be helpful as it has some useful tips on patent searching. It was first presented in an October 2016 presentation at the RTP Frontier as part of the lecture series for Triangle TechBreakfast. Teaches entrepreneurs on how to perform searches for relevant patent applications...Read more »
Short answer is that I do not know if whelping cages/boxes with UV lights are covered by a patent. Using UV lights to kill bacteria etc. is fairly well known so I am not sure that I see the inventive twist that would be covered by a patent
You may want to do some preliminary searching...Read more »
First you should consult with a patent attorney to see if the patent that concerns you actually is still in force. It may have lapsed early for failure to pay the maintenance fee and contacting them may cause them to belatedly revive it.
But if you are sure that you want to contact the...Read more »
I believe this patent is for a gear driven portal and the case is one machined piece the product I want to sell is chain driven and the case is made of multiple pieces welded together can I legally sell this
It is not clear what you have already tried. Here are some tips that I provided in a seminar to entrepreneurs on patent searching. http://bit.ly/Patent_Searching Perhaps something here will help you get an initial set of relevant patents or published applications. Once you have a few, then you...Read more »
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