A plant patent grants the holder the exclusive right to make, use, and sell an invention related to a new variety of plant for a period of 20 years from the filing date of the patent application. Therefore, the expiration date of a plant patent is calculated from the filing date, not the date on...View More
My parents have 400 acres. My mother left my father, but never divorced him. She has been with multiple other men over the last 7-8 years. My dad passed away last August and she's getting the entire profit off the house, plus the land.. she's getting 800,000 while me and my sister are... View More
The technology with credit cards has evolved by using raised numbers, then magnetic strips, then chips, so if you come up with yet another advance in technology, you should be able to get a patent on that.
The developer is in India and has the ready-made app that I need to run my business. Developer is offering to sell me a license to use the app since I do not have the money to buy the app outright. However, I am concerned about paying for use of the app only and end up in a situation where the app... View More
Hello, I have a question regarding a question on the patent application data sheet (PTO/AIA/14.) In the application section thereof it asks if small entity status is claimed. I am claiming micro entity status; however, I question whether or not I should check the box for small entity status as it... View More
It depends on what is trademarked. It could be the logo, it could be the stylized lettering, or it could be the text itself. You, or your trademark lawyer, should be able to find out upon examining the Trademark Office files.
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