I have a design for an insulated holder, like a can koozie, except instead of holding a can, it holds electronic vaporizers (Handheld “vapes” used for smoking herbs/herbal concentrates). Popular electronic vaporizers, like the Pax brand, have a common problem where the unit gets extremely hot... Read more »
To best answer your question, we would need to do a patentability search to make sure that your invention is novel and non-obvious over other similar products. If the search shows that there is no impending prior...Read more »
I sell puck holders and someone has alerted me they have a patent. Their design is different from the one I sell. Plus, I don't physically make the holders, I purchase them from a different company and add paint/glitter to it.
The patent holder sent a DMCA takedown notice to my web... Read more »
Didn't have the money to go all the way through the patient process. Another company got a hold of our product for the intent to closely reputicate it. What can we do legally or can we start the patient process all over again to try and protect ourselves before they do ?
If you had a public sale of your product, then your public sale put the product into the public domain and you cannot start over to seek a patent on that product. You could continue with the patent process if you started the process before the first public sale and did not abandon the process or...Read more »
This is a fairly common question facing US clients wanting to file the subject matter of CIPs in Europe. Unfortunately, issued European patents off a CIP are rare.
In your case, you could file a EU application claiming priority to the 2nd CIP, since it has been filed less than 12 months....Read more »
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