To locate a patent associated with Paul Frederick from 2007, you would perform a search using the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database. You can search by the inventor's name and the year of the patent to find the document.
When a company goes out of business, the company assets (like patents) usually end up reverting to the company creditors and company stockholders. So unless this is your company, and you had no creditors or other stockholders, you may be out of luck.
In terms of filing a revision -- unless...View More
If the assignee of your patent is out of business, you may be able to file a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to have the ownership of the patent transferred back to you. This process is called a Petition to Revoke or Rescind Assignment. You will need to provide...View More
I am so sorry that this happened to you. Unfortunately, this is a fairly common occurrence.
The good news is that the company CANNOT take off your name from the patent if you indeed were an inventor on at least one claim. Your name will need to be on the patent, even if they do not want...View More
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