Novel compounds were isolated, characterized and elucidated from a traditional herbal medicinal product that had been in use for centuries by folk medicine practitioners. Is it possible to file a patent on this?
This is a very difficult to answer just based on the information you have provided. I advice you to seek qualified patent attorney in your region/city so he can guide you through the whole process and discuss you with your options.
I’m from a different city and did not understand the paperwork. i missed my 30 day limit but i have proof where the money comes from. i can’t afford a lawyer to even get help. i’m also a trucker and could not make the time frame due to not knowing or have to go right back to work to even pay... View More
The question is a little unclear, I think this will answer it.
If you are viewing the patent through the USPTO search function/website (USPTO Patent Full-Text and Image Database (PatFT)), when you are viewing the patent, click on the images button at the top of the page. This will bring...View More
Patent term is more confusing than it should be. The one part that is simple, is that patent term is not a function of the technology. There is not a way for the applicant to apply to extend the patent term (unlike trademarks or copyrights). (but as noted below, there are...View More
There is a place to register patent assignments at the USPTO just like you register title to a piece of property. Not everyone does this but most people do and there are incentives to register assignments for certain types of patents. You can look for the the assignee names here --...View More
It would be a bad idea for me to guess what led to the abandonment and what response you filed. It would be a good idea for you to contact the USPTO help desk as they can look into the electronic file and let you know the next step.
You can call 571 272 4200 ( they have several phone...View More
Your question did not include a patent number. The first step of answering the question is to determine whether there is a patent that has issued and has not expired. You may want to do some searching using tips at my slide set http://bit.ly/Patent_Searching .
I'm assuming that by "pic" you mean POA. Also, I'm not sure whose usufructuary power you're referring to: her late husband's? This question is one that is better answered by an attorney after review of the power of attorney you're referring to. Feel free to...View More
Additionally, there may be other patent applications which have not yet been made public. We wont know...View More
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