You can file a provisional patent application and say patent pending for a year but that may not be a long-term fix. In order for the patent process to be valuable to you, you need to get claims in a non-provisional application through the examination process. You will need to show that what you...Read more »
If the property was owned in mother's name alone, this will require a probate. Since there was no Will, it would pass according to intestacy statutes. If she was single and you are the only heir, this should qualify for a summary probate. If she was married and/or had additional heirs, then the...Read more »
You must go to your dad like the Court Order between your dad and mom says. If you don't, your mom could get in trouble. So, make the best of it, and try very hard to get along with your dad. I'm sure he loves you if he is attempting visits with you.
I think you are asking how a step father can become the child's father if the biological father is not in the picture. I would recommend that you hire an attorney and look into seeing if the biological father would be open to the step father adopting the child.
If a patent is expired, then whatever is in the patent is generally considered in public domain, meaning, that anyone should be able to use it. There may be some weird exception to this, but that is the whole idea behind patents: the inventor discloses the invention to the society, and return the...Read more »
Generally speaking, patent rights generally apply to the country in which the patent is granted, but patent protection may be sought in multiple countries. A local patent lawyer can advise based on your specific circumstances.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into...Read more »
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