Q: The owner of around 5 patents recently died in Maryland without a testament. He has only foreign siblings. Succession?
Patent rights are property rights and pass under state laws just as any other type of rights, such as ownership of a house or a car.
You can contact a trust & estate attorney in Maryland for how the relevant laws would apply in this situation.
I hope that this helps.
Kevin E Flynn
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