Patents 101 - The Basics Of Patent Applications

Written by Paul Johnson

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Patents give an inventor or business corporationrepparttar legal right to own their invention. This meansrepparttar 137432 patent holder now has a legal monopoly and can do with it, what s/he desires forrepparttar 137433 life ofrepparttar 137434 patent. U.S. patents are good for twenty years fromrepparttar 137435 daterepparttar 137436 patent was requested. This can be extended, but is difficult to do. And, payments torepparttar 137437 government must be made throughoutrepparttar 137438 life ofrepparttar 137439 patent (usually 20 years).

An inventor may sell all their rights torepparttar 137440 patent, or may opt to sell only a certain part of it. Whenrepparttar 137441 patent holder licenses his or her product to a manufacturer, for example, he or she receives royalties based onrepparttar 137442 sale ofrepparttar 137443 product or invention.

The phrase "patent pending" has no legal hold, but simply means that an individual or corporation is inrepparttar 137444 act of patenting a certain product. If an item already has a patent on it, thenrepparttar 137445 copying of this item is infringement. The patent holder can file a claim to suerepparttar 137446 accused. =========================================================== Discover valuable advice and information about patent searches and applications. Website contains useful articles about us patent searches & applications Click ==>

Paul Johnson works as a software developer. Over the last ten years, he's made a variety of inventions which he's patented. He shares his experiences and advice in a series of articles about us patent searches and patent applications.

Rosen Divorce Stresses the Importance of Celebrating Motherís Day

Written by Alison Kramer

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Rosen Divorce also stressesrepparttar importance of Motherís Day for families that are still together. ďMotherís Day is usuallyrepparttar 136995 breaking point in a lot of relationships where there are children,Ē said Fritts. ďJust after Motherís Day we typically see an increase in women concerned that their marriage is deteriorating and explore divorce as an option. Maybe they didnít get anything special for Christmas, and for Valentineís Day they just got a card, if anything, but if Motherís Day is forgotten they really feel a lack of respect and love.Ē

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