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Information regarding my father’s invention?

In reference to patent: US 2,768,768 A My late father, Vern L. Boven, is shown on this patent for the caulking gun from 1953. Does this mean that he was the inventor? If so, did he receive any ...
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Where is it valid?

In reference to the patent: WO2012120036A1 Is this patent valid worldwide and if not in which countries it is valid.
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Are Scottish/UK Patent Laws a lot different from US ones?

I am a little confused about the laws of patent in the UK and Scotland. for example; How would using the equipment of others, e.g. a company effect applying for a patent? If I was to tell someone ...
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Does anybody have any information about the inventor Manuel Guillen? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US6074673 I wanted to have Informations about the inventor of the patent and if it is possible to contact him.
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Do I need to assign the rights of a patent to the company I consult with?

I am a designer. One of the companies that I contract with is applying for patents. What is the protocol for a contractor to sign over the rights of the IP. The company owner says that they would ...
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We need to know more about patent WO 2006/112733 A1

We want to know if WO 2006/112733 A1 "Analysing breath samples for volatile organic compound" is an active patent or simply just an application, not a granted patent.
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How can I contact the inventor or applicant of a European patent or application?

I'm interested in contacting the owner of EP1870511A1. Where can I find information to do so? I've reviewed "How can I contact the owner of a patent?," but it appears to only cover American patents ...
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Can a prior publication by the inventors themselves defeat novelty?

I had published an article in a journal about an invention I was working on with my co-author. Now that we have been able to finish our project and came up with the drug, we want to apply for a patent ...
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Inventorship and Ownership

I have a contract with a company to enhance my software. The contract states that my company owns all of the IP, Trade Secrets, know-how, drawings, etc of the original and add-on software as outlined ...
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Developed methodology listed in patent claims, yet not listed as an inventor?

Myself and a co-worker developed the methodology for performing a process (software development), and we even helped author the claims for the provisional patent application, yet we have been left off ...
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How to find manufacturer of patented product

I am in search of finding the manufacturer of a patented product. I have found a supplier of the product, but the price they want to charge is quite high. I have a sample of the product from the ...