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Q: Filing For A Patent

How To Do It , Money And Selling The Patent .

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on May 26, 2020

How to do it: you need to hire a patent attorney. The patent attorney will need to know about your business model, your product's PLC, your geographical scope of operations, and something about your product that you want to get a patent on.

Generally, you do not sell a patent; you...
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Q: How Do I File A Patent ? How Do I Pay For One ? Where Do I Sell It ? A Big Company ? InventHelp ?

I Have Ideas For Three Inventions And Would Like To Patent Them And Sell The Patent . Any Help Would Be Great . Thank You .

John Brian Hudak
John Brian Hudak answered on May 26, 2020

Obtaining a patent starts will considering the likelihood the idea can obtain a patent and submitting a patent application, if the chances of gaining a patent are considered worth the investment. A patent attorney can help with these steps. Patent attorneys can be found on Justia. Many patent... Read more »

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Q: why when I buy plants are royalties different for the same plant but in a different size?

When my company buys plugs say 72 ct the royalty will be one price, if we buy the same plant in a 32 ct the royalty will be higher in some cases. How can that be?

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Feb 19, 2019

I think that it depends on what your contract states. It appears that there is a volume discount at play.

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Q: can i be charged a royalty on a plant with an expired patent ?
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Feb 19, 2019

No. There are many cases where a contract between the patent owner and the licensee stipulated that the licensee will pay royalties even after the patent expires or is found invalid. In such cases, courts have always ruled that such stipulations are not enforceable, under the theory that such... Read more »

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Q: When does a plant patent expire 20 years from application or 17 years from granting?
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Feb 19, 2019

20 years from the filing date.

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