Possibly, but it will be difficult. After the decisions in Supreme Court Cases Bikski and Alice, it is fairly difficult to patent a computer program unless the computer program makes the computer operate more efficiently.
Step One is that you should look at recently issued patents to see...Read more »
It would be highly unusual for something that came out in 1961 to still have a patent as patent term back then was 17 years from issue. However, if for some reason they battled for decades to get a patent out, then a patent application filed back then could come out tomorrow and have a term of 17...Read more »
My late son worked for a large company from which we have requested a copy of any release he signed as a condition of employment, relinquishing any profit from patents he filed. We have not received a copy of any such release. How should we proceed?
I am starting a craft business and I have been looking into the law relevant to that. I recently read a blog post about how a person had to take down their clip art listing from Etsy because it infringed on a patent. The clip art design was a green tractor with yellow wheels. She said that there... Read more »
Yes, the birth certificate is not controlling or conclusive. If this is your child ( and since you call her your 'ex-wife" I assume you were divorced and the divorce papers establish a child support obligation), the only way your child support obligation will cease early ( prior to age 18 or...Read more »
how is it possible that the US Government can put a patent out on marijuana? i do not understand this because it is not something man has created.Thats just like me putting a patent in for water. So please elaborate for me. thanks
More information is needed to answer. A local patent lawyer can review the patent and advise.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it...Read more »
If you have experience with patents, you may not need an attorney. For example, if you are an inventor at a large company that has patented may of your ideas, you may be very familiar with the process and how to write an application. Failing this, you really should use an attorney. I say this...Read more »
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