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EXPIRED PATENT FROM FAILING TO PAY MAINTENANCE FEES

Question: When can we reinstate our expired patent? How?
Question Detail: We have a patent that has expired. It expired because of failure to keep up with the maintenance fees of the patent. 59 more words

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DESIGN PATENT IS COPY OF UTILITY PATENT

Question: Do I have any legal recourse regarding apparently conflicting patents? How?
Question Detail: Someone has a design patent on my exact utility patent, same exact look, same exact function, same exact materials its made with. 119 more words

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Covered Business Method Patent Held Invalid under 35 USC 101 and Alice.

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has issued a Final Written Decision of the invalidity of an Internet-related patent under the subject matter restrictions of 35 U.S.C. 489 more words

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Unitary Patent: Size Matters?

Following up on our previous article, we review what obstacles the Unitary Patent had to face and may have to face in the future. Furthermore, we take a look at what the Unitary Patent system will probably mean for a small European country based on a formerly classified study from PricewaterhouseCoopers that provides an in-depth analysis of the topic, with disturbing implications. 722 more words

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Unitary Patent: the road so far

As the Unitary Patent system is drawing nearer and nearer, it is important to review the current situation, and what the future holds.

One of the most important legal documents of an integrated European patent system is the… 529 more words

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Let's talk: What is Intellectual Property?

After attending a presentation about design patents this week, I was tempted to dive right into that topic (it’s exciting, I promise!). This is when I realized: … 217 more words

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Letter from DNP+ to PM Modi on the adverse impact of IP on Affordable Generic Medicines ‘Made in India’

Dear Mrs. Sitharaman, Mr. Kant, Mr. Kher, Mr. Aggarwal,

India’s role in ensuring global access to life-saving medicines is vital. India is often referred to as the ‘pharmacy of the developing world’ because of its critical role in providing affordable generic medicines for use in India and across the world.  274 more words

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