I live in the state of Delaware and am an inventor on a patent owned by my company (they are a non-profit and they applied for the patent; I did the work during my employment with them). The patent is going to be licensed by a company. I want to know whether I have legal grounds for compensation... Read more »
answered on Oct 21, 2022
You've asked an important question, that comes up often with employees, and the answer is somewhat complicated.
In their employment agreements, many employers these days require new employees to assign any and all rights to their new inventions to the company. They also typically... Read more »
One that just makes noises, and wont need to be wired into a home burglary system.
answered on Feb 25, 2023
There are several types of anti-theft devices available for air conditioner condensing units that do not require hook up to an alarm system. Some of these devices use motion sensors to detect movement around the unit and sound an alarm if triggered. Others use tamper-resistant covers to prevent... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2021
Patents cannot be renewed after the end of their full term (in contrast to trademarks and copyrights).
To be clear, a patent that goes abandoned early for failure to pay a maintenance fee can be revived if the failure was unintentional.
To the extent that one patent has expired,... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2019
The cost to have a professional draft an application can be as low as 4-5k and dramatically higher if you go through large firms. Filing the application will cost about 1720, unless discounts for small entity or micro entity apply. For filing, the main things you'll need are the complete... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2019
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But to answer your question: Application 14/532,102, titled Systems and Methods for Alcohol Recovery and Concentration of Stillage... Read more »
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