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Eli Lilly Settlement Deal with Generics means Cialis coming Off Patent Two Years Early

Eli Lilly & Co. developed and manufactures Cialis, a drug which treats erectile dysfunction.  Eli Lilly has had an ongoing patent dispute with other companies producing generic versions of Cialis about the Eli Lilly’s patent on the unit dose of Cialis.  81 more words

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Can You Patent Chemical Formulation

QUESTION: Can I patent a formula of essential oils and carrier oil? I want to produce a cleansing product and I would like to know if I can patent the formula which involves several essential oils and a carrier oil. 30 more words

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Patent Rights After Leaving a Company

QUESTION: I am working in a company which filed a patent application for me (I am the only inventor and the assignee is the company). Currently I have the application number but the patent is still under review. 69 more words

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Drone Delivery Beehive Towers Patented by Amazon

Amazon recently had a patent (originally filed in December 2015) published for what is described on the patent application as a “multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles”.  178 more words

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Inventor of Improvement to Patent Pending Idea

QUESTION: If a manufacturer makes improvement to the patent pending idea, is the company considered a co-inventor to the invention moving forward to update the patent application? 68 more words

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Cease & Desist Over Provisional Patent Application

QUESTION: Can someone stop me from doing business just because she has filed a provisional patent application with the USPTO? FACT OR EXTORTION? I received a Cease & Desist Order via email directing me to stop manufacturing my metal greeting cards because this party has filed a provisional patent application for “metal greeting cards.” Subsequently, this party contacted Kickstarter and personally suspended my $285,000. 149 more words

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License a Provisional Patent Application

QUESTION: Can I get a licensing deal with a provisional patent. I have a product with a provisional that has great potential and I want to try and get a deal so I can receive royalties with my provisional. 29 more words

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