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Who’s an Inventor for a Patent?

When filing a patent application, the applicant must state correctly who are the inventors of the invention(s). If the patent issues with the wrong inventor listed, the patent may end up being invalid or unenforceable. Be sure to not omit … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Inventors Planning To File A Patent Application

Copyright 2010 Frederic M. Douglas.  All Rights Reserved. 1. When you get your stroke of genius and come up with an idea, WRITE IT DOWN! You need to create a record of invention before going any further. You should list: … Continue reading

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Developing A Discovery Plan For A Patentee Plaintiff

© Frederic M. Douglas 2010.  All Rights Reserved.  (A) Review Jury Instructions and Prepare a Proof Rubric        Determine what you need to prove and what the defendant needs to prove.  Prepare a list of documents and testimony needed to … Continue reading

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International Intellectual Property Rights Regarding Plants Native To India: Texmati = Basmati?

International Intellectual Property Rights Regarding Plants Native To India: Texmati = Basmati? © Frederic M. Douglas, April 1999; 2010.  All Rights Reserved. By Frederic M. Douglas, Esq. fdouglas@cox.net   I.   Introduction In the age of global markets and the resulting … Continue reading

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Patent Validity: Offers to Sell an Invention

© Frederic M. Douglas, January 14, 2002.  All Rights Reserved. fdouglas@cox.net  Patent Validity: Offers to Sell an Invention  Q. When does an offer to sell bar patenting an invention?  A.  When a commercial offer of sale is madc.  General Discussion … Continue reading

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Eight Tips For Inventors Planning To File A Patent Application (1 of 8)

When you get your stroke of genius and come up with an idea, WRITE IT DOWN! You need to create a record of invention before going any further.  You should list: (a) A full and complete description of your idea; … Continue reading

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