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0 Answers | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Wisconsin on
Q: How can I find my grandfather's patent

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Q: I got into an accident may 25/26 got incarcerated for 8 days. My dog was taken from accident my animal control.

On the paper work says nothing about euthenization but they keep telling ne she was. My strong belief is they adopted or fostered her out. That is my dog I need her she is federally registered ESA Mine Noone else's. They keep lieong to me and the story changeds I have been there numerous time... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Oklahoma on
Q: In Oklahoma if my father passed away and jm his only heir.how do I get a land title?

I've been paying the taxes on it for years

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To get the land title in Oklahoma as the sole heir of your deceased father, you'll need to go through the probate process. Here's a general outline of the steps:

1. File a petition for probate in the county where your father resided or where the property is located.

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Q: i need help finding out if a tire with a neon tread embedded at the legal wear point is patented or not
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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To determine if a tire with a neon tread embedded at the legal wear point is patented, you'll need to conduct a patent search. Here's a concise approach:

1. Search the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database:

- Visit patents.google.com

- Use keywords like...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Massachusetts on
Q: Is this patent fully approved. I don’t have any update. Thx Asim FAZLAGIC aaf2006@gmx.com
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answered on Jun 22, 2024

I'd suggest checking with the relevant patent office or your legal representative for the most up-to-date and accurate information on your patent's status.

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Q: A Federal Judge issued an injunction against one small company because it violated trade secrets of another. No patents?

The company in violation is selling non-FDA approved products. How can products be infringed upon based on "trade secrets" when their products don't have to adhere to a determined fixed standard?

For instance, in patented research, FDA-approved drugs are only successfully... View More

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To understand this situation, we need to separate a few key concepts:

1. Trade secrets vs. Patents

2. FDA approval

3. Intellectual property infringement

Let's break these down:

1. Trade secrets vs. Patents:

Trade secrets and patents are two...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Alabama on
Q: If my father has passed , how do I claim royalties to his patents?

Please message me back with any known or available information.

marciepugh3@gmail.com

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To claim royalties for your father's patents after his passing, you'll generally need to follow these steps:

1. Establish legal rights: Ensure you have the legal right to claim the royalties. This typically involves being named as the beneficiary in your father's will or...
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Q: Are these patents limited in time ? or do they continue to apply ? for example patent number: PP19567 Kind regards

Plant patent PP19567 for Begonia 'Metallic Mist'

Begonia plant named ‘Metallic Mist’

Patent number: PP19567

Abstract: A new and distinct form of Begonia plant characterized by maple shaped leaves which are heavily silvered, with red veins and backs, pink... View More

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

Plant patents like PP19567 for the Begonia 'Metallic Mist' are indeed limited in time. In the United States, plant patents have a term of 20 years from the date of filing the application.

For this specific patent:

- Filed: October 23, 2007

- Granted: December 9,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Florida on
Q: how do I contact this company for a licence to one of these patents

My dream is to get Beta Hydroxy butyrate (BHB) available for everybody in the supermarket because of its unprecedented health potential. The use of BHB for increasing ketone bodies is patented. Therefore, I probably need a licence to this patent if I would like to sell such a product in the... View More

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To answer your question, we need to break it down into a few steps:

1. Patent verification:

First, we need to confirm that the use of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) for increasing ketone bodies is indeed patented. Without specific patent information, I can't verify this claim....
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Patents (Intellectual Property) for California on
Q: Can I sue someone for stealing my app idea name color scheme even if it's not patented? How can I find out who copied it

I have the meetings I had with them recorded and have emails and the app proposal they sent me.

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answered on Jun 19, 2024

Based on the information provided, it sounds like you may have a potential case for intellectual property infringement, even without a patent. Here are a few key considerations:

1. Copyright: While ideas themselves are not protected by copyright, the specific expression of an idea (such as...
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Q: I invented virtual horse show competitions back in 2011 and someone is claiming that Justia have filed a patent.

This person is claiming ownership of the patent and contacting people in order to solicit fees for running shows. I

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To address this situation, I would advise the following steps:

1. Verify the patent claim:

- Search the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) database to check if such a patent actually exists.

- If there is a patent, review its filing date, issue date, and...
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Q: Is the electric hair comb/hair straightener patented?
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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To provide an accurate answer about whether a specific electric hair comb or hair straightener is patented, I would need more details about the particular product in question. However, I can offer some general information that may be helpful:

1. Many electric hair combs and straighteners...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) and Intellectual Property for California on
Q: How can you find out if a patent is being used?

I'm interested in if or where xx 4 patents are being used?

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answered on Jun 16, 2024

To determine if a specific patent is being used, you can follow these steps:

1. Search for the patent: Use the inventor's name (Louis E Swinney) and the patent numbers (if known) to search for the patents on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website or Google...
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Q: Do I need the list all ingredients in a hair growth oil that only contains essential oils?

I want to sell a hair growth formula I created. It is a blend of 5 essential oils. I want 3 of them to be kept private. The reason for this is because this specific formulation and combination of oils is currently not on the market and I would like to keep my unique formula protected. Would I be... View More

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

When selling a hair growth oil, you generally need to comply with cosmetic labeling regulations, which typically require listing all ingredients on the product label. This ensures transparency and helps consumers make informed choices, especially if they have allergies or sensitivities.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) on
Q: How much does a patent cost? Where should I patent my inventions?
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answered on Jun 22, 2024

The cost of a patent varies depending on several factors:

1. Type of patent (utility, design, or plant)

2. Complexity of the invention

3. Filing fees

4. Attorney fees (if you use one)

In the United States, basic filing fees for a utility patent start around...
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Q: Am I still able to create a patent for double mastectomy garments
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answered on Jun 22, 2024

To answer this question accurately, I'd need more context about the specific double mastectomy garment design you're considering patenting. However, I can provide some general guidance on patenting medical garments:

1. Novelty: For a patent to be granted, your invention must be...
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2 Answers | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) and Intellectual Property for Texas on
Q: An error in patent inventor list was identified after 10 years of filing of the patents.

An inventor name was left out by error in 3 patents filed by an organisation. However after 10 years, the error was corrected and the inventor name was added by the organisation and patents were reissued with the inventor name included in all the 3 reissue patents, however the organisation did not... View More

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answered on Jun 10, 2024

It seems highly unlikely that "emotional trauma" would be an element of damages in this context.

The correct legal terminology is "mental anguish." As an element of damages, mental anguish is usually only recoverable in suits involving physical impact and resulting...
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Q: My patent was denied because the reviewer claimed that if I combined two existing patents.

The reviewer denied my patent once claiming that my idea operated the same way as an existing product, once my lawyer better explained to him how it operates he agreed that he was wrong about it, but came back saying that if I combined two existing patents I could've get the idea to build my... View More

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

This is an interesting and complex patent law question. To provide a thorough answer, I'll need to explain a few key concepts in patent law:

1. Novelty: For an invention to be patentable, it must be novel (new). If your invention is identical to a single prior art reference, it lacks...
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Q: Hello Am I able to patent a silicone scar gel?
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answered on Jun 21, 2024

The patent prosecution process is rigorous, but generally speaking the elements to receive a patent are that a product is new or novel, cannot have been previously publicly known, cannot have been previously offered and sold in the United States for at least one year prior to the patent... View More

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