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Is this patent expired or still in use? How do I find out if this design patent is still valid

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marked as duplicate by Ron J., Soren, Robert Cartaino Sep 2 at 17:43

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Design patents are typically valid for 17 years. –  Soren Aug 11 at 22:01

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Patent info For the most part, this was filed in 1887. Unless someone renewed it, it's expired. You should also do some research on your part to make sure it's expired.

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Assuming you mean the design patent, D361,211: this issued in 1995 and expired 17 years later in 2012. So it's dead and cannot be revived.

http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect2=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=/netahtml/PTO/search-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&d=PALL&RefSrch=yes&Query=PN/D361211

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