If you are buying items on Alibaba or other similar cites and intend on reselling them, it is very important to do a patent search to try and determine if the product is patented. If it looks very similar to another product, you should see if the product indicates that it has a patent or patent...View More
To determine if the kayak you plan to purchase from another country is patented in the USA, you should conduct a patent search. You can start by searching the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database. Look for patents on the design or utility of the kayak by using relevant...View More
I understand the importance of finding the right patent attorney for your specific needs related to gun holsters, particularly pocket holsters. While I cannot directly connect you to an attorney without a conflict, I recommend contacting your local or state bar association. They usually have a...View More
To determine if your father is the inventor of certain patents, you can take several steps. Start by gathering information about your father's work history and any potential inventions he may have been involved in. Check if he had any affiliations with government agencies or contractors. Next,...View More
i have a different drum setup. i have combined hand drums with my drum set along with using my drumstick holding technique. my hi hat i combine unusal symbols along with at least one of them being inverted.
I love for all my clients to read some patents in their space. That way they know what level of detail goes into a patent. Here is a link to my slide set that teaches entrepreneurs how to use free tools to look for relevant patents and applications. https://bit.ly/Patent__Searching
You may need to work with a patent attorney to fully answer this question. As a start, a Ronald Carter is a named inventor for US PAT. NO. US10949153B2 for Methods and systems for facilitating the generation of a customized response based on a context. The text of that patent indicates that...View More
I am writing this presuming you are asking what happens to the properties now. I would have to read both deeds to form an opinion on the current ownership of the properties as well as know the status of your mother and your father's most recent wife.
Please consult an experienced IP attorney to full assess the particular rights of any company. A "FTO" or "Freedom to Operate" opinion is a very important and detailed analysis that should not be taken lightly. To get you started in the right direction, consult the Patent and...View More
Patent Pending means that the person has asked for a patent and the application has not yet been granted or denied. If someone puts patent pending on a box, that might have been accurate when they put it on the box but may not be accurate now.
To sort out what things are patented on beach...View More
If you look at the USPTO website it will give you strategies for searching for patents. Part of a patent search includes searching for relevant published patent applications, which can be done for US patents on USPTO Patent Application Full-Text and Image Database (AppFT) and for foreign patent...View More
I almost used Davison but I checked them out on better business bureau and they weren’t verified and the reviews didn’t look good so I cut ties with them, I need help finding a business that won’t screw me over with false advertisement
This is hard. I know some firms that help flesh out ideas and make prototypes. The engineers often become co-inventors but they will assign the patent rights over to the client that is paying them. Good folks normally have a range of things that they do and they are not the...View More
Finding patent applications for treestands and they've been around since the 70s. Also finding applications for things I would think are public domain like tree climbing sticks that have bee around for about 20 years or more.
Step 1 -- A person can sue for damages for infringement that are within the last six years before the suit was followed (unless some other special rule applies). See https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/35/286
Step 2 -- US Patent No 5,116,098 expired for failure to pay maintenance fees...View More
Many inventions involve components that are not patented protected. So it would be possible to have a patent application that involves a new pill with an old drug combined with another drug. There may be other ways to approach this type of invention.
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