The idea behind a patent is that the inventor discloses the invention, and in turn, the government gives the inventor something of value: the ability to keep others from using the patenting invention for a limited time. After the time runs out, anyone can use that invention.
The disc is called the charite artificial disc. I was sold on it that it would fix everything. But it's been mostly lots of pain since I had the surgery and have not been able to work since I had it done. It also needs to come out and I need to get a fusion surgery. The revision surgery is... Read more »
A Washington attorney could advise best in accordance with state-specific laws, but your question remains open for two weeks. You describe not being sure of what to do. As a starting point, you could reach out to product liability attorneys to discuss. If they felt you could have the basis for a...Read more »
I'm sorry that happened to you. The process here will be dictated by the contract with the rental car company. Assuming you have insurance, the worst case scenario is you've got to pay the deductible for your own insurance company.
I'm terribly sorry this happened to you. You're going to need to know the make and model of the knee replacement before calling an attorney. There are many lawsuits filed for medical devices such as this. They are contested until the very end, but you may very well have a claim....Read more »
I am wanting to sell a glow in the dark dog leash but there is a patent, however I have found various ones on Amazon infringing on the patent because they are not the same product just extremely similar so can I sale the leash myself?
A Washington attorney could best advise here, if there were any state consumer laws that might be applicable. But your post remains open for three weeks. There wasn't a question here, but if you are wondering if this gives rise to a legal claim, there doesn't seem to be a significant one....Read more »
Your question could involve state consumer law issues that a Washington State attorney would know best, but it remains open for four weeks. As a general approach for any jurisdiction, review the warranty information and other contract documentation. Bring your concerns about the number of attempts...Read more »
I have a idea that would be something you can pay into with a bailbonds company and want to look in to making this idea work if its possible and so how would I do that without getting my idea stolen but I don't have much money and don't really have any to put into this project I think its... Read more »
Local law libraries provide ample self-help resources re: Intellectual Property and Business law. Typically a Non Disclosure Agreement is a great tool to help prevent disclosure of confidential information re: your ideas. You might need to ultimately file for a copyright, trademark, and/or patent,...Read more »
Workers comp was approved, UW Center for Excellence Occupational Medicine determined Benzene contributed. Why is it so hard to find representation? A guy spills McDonalds coffee on his lap and it's a slam dunk, but LEUKEMIA??? No.
This is not so much a legal question as one of manufacturing. You usually have to have a prototype to be able to say how it will function. As getting a patent is long and complex, and expensive, suggest you may want to consult a patent attorney--they may answer that first question. The second is...Read more »
My dog dose no harm to anything and he got out of his fence quite a bit here recently and chases the neighbors cats he don't hurt them he just Chase them. And the neighbor said if it happens again he will shoot him.
The neighbor can't shoot them because of hunting laws which prohibit firearms use near houses (don't tell the neighbour --they will use something else). You say he got "out of his fece quite a bit" --that is called a nuissance in the law. You need to fix your fence, get a new...Read more »
It is difficult to show that allergies are caused by the mesh and not to a change in your immune/autoimmune system. Assuming it can be shown, there are other issues. I suggest you contact a member of the State of Washington Assn for Justice who handles "medical products."
There are a number of firms handling individual testosterone treatment cases for injuries including heart attack, pulmonary embolism, blood clots and other injuries. Federal court cases have been consolidated in a multidistrict litigation (MDL), where each case is individual but some issues are...Read more »
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