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A. Patent rights that can be enforced are national rights, not international rights. This is just the way it is. One day, there may... view
A. Yes, in the US, if it was not renewed unintentionally, and provided you act within a set amount of time. view
A. No, clear and comprehensible drawings (that enable one of ordinary skill in the art to make and use the invention without undue ex... view
A. Yes, it can make sense if the German market is important to you. Yes, the laws are different and the rules of examination also di... view
posted Tuesday 9 of August 2011 by Christopher
A. When it takes less than an hour of their time, many patent attorneys do not charge for the initial office visit. The first real expense then is the patent search and patentability opinion, costing from $600 to $1200. The patent practitioner performs the patent search himself, or hires a professional searcher to perform the search.
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Dr Patentsteins' Tips
|When you think you might have an invention with sales potential, immediately discuss the idea with a registered patent practitioner|
|Ensure you sketch all significant elements of your invention on paper, writing as much detail and comments regarding its' operation|
|After creating any descriptions or sketching your invention, ensure a witness (or even two) sign the paper to support your claim|
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|Automatic door with emergency rescue system|
Automatic doors have become commonplace in hospitals or retirement homes to facilitate entry into auxiliary rooms, such as bathrooms. Unfortunately, when a patient becomes incapacitated inside the bathroom, the door often becomes obstructed by the
|Recombinant nitrogen fixing microorganism and uses thereof|
A recombinant microorganism is provided herein, in particular, a recombinant microorganism of the Azotobacteraceae family. The recombinant Azotobacter microorganism is capable of fixing atmospheric nitrogen continuously in the presence of oxygen and externally fixed
|Rescue locator signal|
A rescue locator signal is provided that includes a central member with a first arm extending therefrom in a first direction. A second arm extends from the central member in a second direction that is completely opposite to