Q: Is there a patent on using a natural stone as a cooking surface, like a grill or stove? If so is it still active?
I am looking to sell a product that would require this. I would like to avoid getting in trouble because of someone's patent.
A: That will require patent search of the US Patent and Trademark Office records by a patent attorney. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local patent attorney who can meet with you review your design and do a patent search to determine patentability or any issues of patent infringement.
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