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Q: When does the last Integran Technologies Patent run out for their "Nanovating" process?

1 Lawyer Answer
Sean Erin Serraguard
Sean Erin Serraguard
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Troy, MI

A: Telling you how many years the patents will last, assuming you're only referring to U.S. patents, is much easier than determining which patents might be related to their "Nanovating" process. As well, they still have the capability to get further patents, such as through continuations or co-pending applications which may not yet be published. Patent grants in the U.S. are 20 years from the date of first filing (with various statutory adjustments for delays and others). Here are all the patents which are assigned to "Integran Technologies, Inc."

As such, unless you know which patents you're specifically referring to, I believe your question is more suitable for a formal opinion.

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