Palm Beach Gardens, FL asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Products Liability for Florida

Q: Can I file for a patent to improve a product on the market?

2 Lawyer Answers
Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn
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  • Patents Lawyer
  • Chapel Hill, NC

A: Yes you can. However, depending on whether your improved product falls within the original patent you may need a license to the original patent to sell a product. If your improvement is a kit to upgrade the original product then you may be ok. Lots of details and nuances. Best bet is to talk with a patent attorney.

Kevin E Flynn

Marcos Garciaacosta agrees with this answer

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
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  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Mesa, AZ

A: Yes you can.

It is done all the time.

Consult with an attorney.

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