Westland, MI asked in Intellectual Property, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Trademark for New York

Q: Hello, I would like to know if its possible to claim a inanimate object such as air?

Even though you can't physically see air, it is composed of several components that it's created from such as nitrogen and oxygen.

1 Lawyer Answer
Steven Fairchild
Steven Fairchild
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Licensed in New York

A: You cannot claim something natural. It has to be manmade.

You can claim a machine or device that uses air. For instance, a hot air balloon.

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