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Q: Hi team,Is there a difference between a patent with Amazon of a patent in the USA? Are they 2 different patents?

I own a patent in New Zealand. I want to own a patent in China and USA and UK. I want to sell via Amazon as a seller. I'm of the understanding that Amazon can arrange a patent for me BUT I remain confused as to whether this is a 'special patent for Amazon's own platform' OR would this one patent allow me to sell in the USA outside of Amazon as well?

Any assistance would be wonderful.

1 Lawyer Answer
Liliana Di Nola-Baron
Liliana Di Nola-Baron
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Washington, DC

A: When did you file your patent application in New Zealand? If it is less than one year ago, you can file a Patent Cooperation Treaty application, and from there national stages in the United States and China. You should file on your own and not let Amazon appropriate your intellectual property rights.

Please contact me if you wish to have more information.

Liliana Di Nola-Baron, J.D., Ph.D.

Attorney at Law

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