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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Trademark for Delaware on
Q: Trying to see if there's any anti theft devices for air conditioner condensing units that don't require hook up to alarm

One that just makes noises, and wont need to be wired into a home burglary system.

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 25, 2023

There are several types of anti-theft devices available for air conditioner condensing units that do not require hook up to an alarm system. Some of these devices use motion sensors to detect movement around the unit and sound an alarm if triggered. Others use tamper-resistant covers to prevent... View More

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Q: If I am inventor on a patent owned by the corporation I work for and the patent gets licensed, am I entitled to paymnt?

I live in the state of Delaware and am an inventor on a patent owned by my company (they are a non-profit and they applied for the patent; I did the work during my employment with them). The patent is going to be licensed by a company. I want to know whether I have legal grounds for compensation... View More

Cameron Tousi
Cameron Tousi
answered on Oct 21, 2022

You've asked an important question, that comes up often with employees, and the answer is somewhat complicated.

In their employment agreements, many employers these days require new employees to assign any and all rights to their new inventions to the company. They also typically...
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Q: US6433276B1 Can I sell this product after the patent expires? Can Patents be renewed?
Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn
answered on Mar 11, 2021

Patents cannot be renewed after the end of their full term (in contrast to trademarks and copyrights).

To be clear, a patent that goes abandoned early for failure to pay a maintenance fee can be revived if the failure was unintentional.

To the extent that one patent has expired,...
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Q: What is the cost to protect an invention and what documents do i need to provide?
Sean Erin Serraguard
Sean Erin Serraguard
answered on May 1, 2019

The cost to have a professional draft an application can be as low as 4-5k and dramatically higher if you go through large firms. Filing the application will cost about 1720, unless discounts for small entity or micro entity apply. For filing, the main things you'll need are the complete... View More

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Q: Application 20150060259 has been granted! But I do not see the granted patent here, why?
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek
answered on Mar 26, 2019

I do not speak for Justia. For any problems with this site, you are going to have to contact Justia owners directly, and not post it here on Ask a Lawyer.

But to answer your question: Application 14/532,102, titled Systems and Methods for Alcohol Recovery and Concentration of Stillage...
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