So I have spent numerous hours with a team to research a topic. I was then absent for a few months because of school. I then come back to work and they have developed an algorithm that I helped research, but not necessarily design. Do I still have rights to be on my teams patent?
This is a very frequent question. A couple of points.
(1) It is very, VERY important to identify the inventors correctly. Only the true inventors, not any more, not any less. Unlike selecting authors in journal articles or posters, there is no leeway. The patent attorney needs to get the...Read more »
If you make a product, and you sell it to, for example, a wholesaler, then the wholesaler will be able to sell it someone else without your permission. There are ways of preventing the wholesaler from selling it further without your permission, but that is unusual.
My husband passed just prior to the transfer of the patent. How do I obtain information regarding the payout from the patent? We'd already set up an account for the deposit, but I will need to redo the paperwork as time has passed since the initial setup.
I made a mistake thinking that one IRA was two because it was with one bank but overseen by another. I need to rectify the mistake on an amended (this happened about 3 -4 months ago-procrastinated.. but the Annual is coming up. Do I need to do one for each or can I do an amended -annual ,... Read more »
I assume this is for a legally incapacitate person's estate rather than a decedent's estate, but you SHOULD amend this ASAP rather than just 'waiting' -- if there are issues it is best to get this resolved ahead of time, and not wait ... if this is just a clerical mistake as you...Read more »
I came up with a product idea (accessory) that would allow a patented product to work with other products (competitor products). Can I create and sell this product or will it be infringing on the original products patent.
You should be able to create and sell an accessory without infringing on the original product. The patent owner only has a right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or importing the product without permission. The patent right does not exclude others from making accessories that can be...Read more »
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