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Q: I'm looking into starting up a mobile home roofing business and was wondering if there were any patents on permaroofs?

Specifically any patents on permaroofs under the last name Black or Southern Builders out of El Dorado, Arkansas. Also there is Southern Builders out of Lebanon, Tennessee.

Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Jan 14, 2020

There is a place to register patent assignments at the USPTO just like you register title to a piece of property. Not everyone does this but most people do and there are incentives to register assignments for certain types of patents. You can look for the the assignee names here --... Read more »

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Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Dec 30, 2019

It would be a bad idea for me to guess what led to the abandonment and what response you filed. It would be a good idea for you to contact the USPTO help desk as they can look into the electronic file and let you know the next step.

You can call 571 272 4200 ( they have several phone...
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Q: Are there any patents for nitinol diamond expanding fabric for human locomotion? Also 3D nitinol diamond mesh.

The idea works similar to the expanding stent in that it uses the expansion and compression properties of a similar geometry to pull and contract muscles through epidermal stimuli

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on May 13, 2019

This is a very good question, which will take time to research and answer. You are going to have to hire a patent attorney to answer it.

However, what I can tell you, is that if the fabric and the mesh are in commerce used as medical devices, then there is an excellent chance that they are...
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Q: Are pokemon likenesses covered under their patent. For example may I use a creature that looks like a Squirtle.

I am in the process of making a video game and one of the world's is pokemon themed. I understood I cannot use their name but was wondering if I could use pokemon likenesses as nuisance creatures.

Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Jun 5, 2018

Your question did not include a patent number. The first step of answering the question is to determine whether there is a patent that has issued and has not expired. You may want to do some searching using tips at my slide set .

Generally the patent system...
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Q: Is usufruct power automatically given in a durable power of attorney in louisiana

My sister filed a pic that listed specific financial powers where my mom was suppose to sign each power but there was no usufruck mentioned

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan answered on Apr 3, 2018

I'm assuming that by "pic" you mean POA. Also, I'm not sure whose usufructuary power you're referring to: her late husband's? This question is one that is better answered by an attorney after review of the power of attorney you're referring to. Feel free to give me a call if you wish to arrange... Read more »

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Q: Is there a patent for the preparation method that consists of a premade entree stuffed into a casing?

Somewhat like boudin, but not. Full entree meals fully cooked that are stuffed into raw hog casings and just require bringing up to temp.

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Jan 15, 2018


There are dozens or hundreds of patents on making sausages or boudin. Some of them may extend to premade entrees....
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Q: Hi, can you please tell total number of patents of Abbott Medical optics (AMO)? Applied and approved.
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek answered on Nov 22, 2016

269 patents and patent published applications.


Additionally, there may be other patent applications which have not yet been made public. We wont know about...
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