Drawings included in a published patent application are in the public domain, under long standing US law. In the unlikely event that a copyright notice is included on the patent drawing in the patent application, you should look twice. But, in most cases you can do whatever you want with...Read more »
I believe this patent is for a gear driven portal and the case is one machined piece the product I want to sell is chain driven and the case is made of multiple pieces welded together can I legally sell this
A U.S. patent owner has the right to stop others from making, using, selling, offering to sell, or importing a product that infringes any claim of the patent. (Claims are the numbered paragraphs found at the end of the patent.)
The answer to your question would depend on whether any of the...Read more »
I live in Ohio and they live in California. Its for a non-profit and non-charitable, if thats a thing, foundation. It's to make changes, not money, for what people like her went through ex: wheel chair measurements and kidney failure sense birth
They took two weeks and gave us the patent search results. They now want to give us some proposals for work with their company that they say includes possible design engineering, patent application, legal work with an attorney, marketing, etc.
We want to make sure this company and process... Read more »
The phrase in your question " they say includes possible design engineering, patent application, legal work with an attorney, marketing, etc" concerns me. It sounds like a "package" of services most often offered by "invention submission" companies. Some may be...Read more »
Yes, this is the type of an invention that you could get a patent on.
The problem is that it is not easy to get a patent on new compositions made from known ingredients. The reason for not being able to get a patent is usually because someone has already made that composition, or because...Read more »
Hi. Good question. You have to do a prior art search. Not an easy thing to do, often containing two levels. First is a outsourced company doing the prior art search. Second, a patent attorney analyzing and providing opinions on the prior art.
I have several patent, and the maintenance fee when do you soon ; I want to change the entity type to micro so I can pay $400 tip patent rather than $1600 . Also, my address want to be changed as well. Beside I am not familiar with filling required documents, therefore what could be the range of... Read more »
Short answer is that I do not know without looking. Eventually, you may want a patent attorney to help you. I am not sure whether you are looking to obtain a patent or just want to be clear of the patents for others. The searches for these two questions overlap but they are not exactly the same....Read more »
I'm not aware of any such patent and a cursory search of the available databases don't turn up any such patents. (though there was an interesting one which incorporated video into a gravestone!) However, this doesn't tell us if one exists either in the US or in other jurisdictions....Read more »
First it is important that you do NOT have any public use of your invention or prototypes. There is a razor thin exception for necessary testing but you should consult with a patent attorney before engaging in any public testing.
Second it is important that you do not have any sale of the...Read more »
I have researched benefits of specific vegetables and fruits and started using them in animal feed production with great results in animal health and performance. No other feed company includes these ingredients in their feed. Can I patent this to prevent competitors from duplicating my feed /... Read more »
He is always trying to make me look bad and starting fights. Sometimes he don't return her to me on Sundays like we agreed on. I've been dealing with him call me names and stuff for 4 year and I'm tired of it. I don't want to make myself look bad but something has to change. For... Read more »
The court could consider that. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney who can review all the facts of the situation and advise you. If the father is not paying child support, you can file in court to make him start paying.
Hello, I'm 15 years old and living in ohio. I want to get emancipated in one day(which I know is kind of a stretch), but I don't wish to live with my mom anymore. I already have a place to stay(with my friend and her parent) and I'll be paying some of the bills to stay there. Since I... Read more »
You do not need to actually construct your invention to get a patent. You can simply describe it in a way that it is sufficient for someone else who is knowledgeable in the field to follow your description to actually construct it.
But there is a bigger issue at play here. There are...Read more »
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