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Patent expiration can be estimated using the patent term calculator uspto.gov/patents/law/patent_term_calculator.jsp –  Soren Aug 12 at 23:20

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Patents have a term of 20 years from the earliest filing date.

It was filed in 1998, 20 years from that makes 2018.

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Note: terms for design patents is different and is 14 years from date of grant. (15 years if filed after 2013)

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