Patent attorneys analyze an invention to determine if it is patentable (is allowable subject matter under Section 101, is novel under 102, and is non-obvious under 103). Drafting a patent application is very specific, especially the claims. A method claim in a utility patent may run between $3,000...Read more »
The question is whether those of skill in the art looking at Pat. No. 9,726,971 and everything previously known in all public writings in all languages from the beginning of time would consider your modification of the process in 9726971 to be a non-obvious modification. Notice that the pool of...Read more »
Multiple companies like Singer, Dritz and less well known companies sell sewing tape measures. How do they escape infringing on patents? Further, how can multiple companies sell retractable tape measures without infringing?
Well, I think that you are in luck. Patent litigation was typically not taken on a contingency basis, but after the NTP v RIM case, where the plaintiff attorney earned over $200 million on a $612M verdict, many more firms are looking at this. Typically, however, you should be ready to pay a...Read more »
my son took his step dads bebe gun tried to play with it. he tried to get it out of my sons hands and my son pulled the trigger and it shot my sons wrist and left a bruse/cut. the school asked my son wat happened and he told them a fib and said that rob had him hold a pumpkin while rob shot it but... Read more »
Get a patent application filed before you talk to your client. Talk to a patent lawyer about it.
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