Spanaway, WA asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Washington

Q: I am trying to create my own gum and mint that has caffeine, l theanine and other Supp. How does this patent affect it?

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy John Billick
Timothy John Billick
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Seattle, WA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: Without knowing what patent you're referring to, I can't answer this question fully. However, you can create various search terms around these elements if you utilize Google Patent Search, the USPTO database (PatFT), and the WIPO patent search database (patentscope) to get you in the right direction.

This can be a tedious process for the uninitiated, so I highly recommend you reach out to a patent attorney to help you along.

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