Category: Patent Law

Cease and Desist Letters in Patent Infringement

October 12, 2022
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Walker Weitzel
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Once a patent application has been issued and granted, the patent owner has exclusive ownership of the patent, protecting him from patent infringement. He has the right to take legal action against infringers for selling, manufacturing, or using his patent invention. The patentee can also send a cease and desist letter to the the accused […]

      False Marketing Penalties in Patent Inventions

      October 11, 2022
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      Walker Weitzel
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      Patents are marked after filing a patent application and its issuance to protect against patent infringement. Patent marking provides the patent owners protection against their patented inventions being copied, used, or sold without their permission.  There are two types of patent markings: Patented Once a patent application has been approved, it is marked as patented […]

          Full Information Disclosure in Provisional Patent Applications

          October 10, 2022
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          Walker Weitzel
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          The first step after inventing an idea, product or process is to file a patent application to get exclusive ownership rights for patent protection. The application is filed with USPTO (the United States Patent and Trademark Office) and can be a provisional or non provisional patent application.  Non provisional patent application – a formal patent […]

              Patent Term Adjustment in Patent Applications

              October 9, 2022
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              Walker Weitzel
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              There are two ways to file  patent applications: Provisional patent application – an informal patent application filed with the USPTO for 12 months to protect the patent from being copied before the non-provisional application is filed  Non-provisional patent application – a formal patent application filed to get utility patent rights granted by the Court  When […]

                  Employee Agreements in Invention Patent Assignments

                  October 5, 2022
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                  Walker Weitzel
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                  Patent assignments are legally binding agreements made by patent owners which assign the rights or ownership of the patent to another individual or business. These agreements can also occur between employees and employers whereby the employee working for the company may sign a patent agreement to assign the rights of their invention patents to the […]

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