Iowa Park, TX asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Texas

Q: I have owned a nonprofit organization since 2007 and I recently found a way to create a Digital 3D Business Cards.

Now my nonprofit organization I've owned since 2007 the name of it is Hurley paranormal out of West Texas and her leaving my last name as a trademark but with these new business cards made 3D and digital is there anyway I can get a patent on that or is they already done this

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Moorestown, NJ

A: Yes, if it your digital 3D business cards are novel and non-obvious then you should be able to get a patent on it.

If you have not disclosed your invention publicly before you apply for a patent, then you should be able to get a patent anywhere in the world. If you have disclosed it but not more than 1 year ago, you should be able to get a patent in the US. If you've disclosed more than 1 year ago, you won't be able to get a patent.

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