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Questions relating to design-patents and their applications.

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My design around of a patent is being made obsolete by a reissue, what are my options?

I innovated and filed for a utility patent on an invention that had been patented. Now the owner of the original patent has filed for a reissue of his patent. The new claims are broader and basically ...
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Elevator driven by flat belt in EU

I am currently doing some research about elevators driven by flat belts. There seem to be a few patents regarding the use of flat belts for elevator suspension means. I found patents US8157058and ...
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Could this be a design patent infringement?

I have a product that I am at the last stages of importing and have stumbled on a another product of similar design that is currently in application (29598689) of a design patent. As the product ...
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patent Infringment on my product

1]: https://www.google.com/patents/USD763495 I hired a company to design and bring my product to the market. They drug there feet and took so long other similar inventions came into play. What can I ...
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What is the scope of a particular design patent?

My experience with design patents is fairly limited. I generally have a good idea what the scope of the claim is and know that dashed lines are not part of the claim. That being said, I have very ...
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PCR based diagnostic kit. Primer design

I am working in a improved diagnostic tool with an innovation in sample handling and in time reducing modifications of an existing PCR protocol. I would like to know whether is it commandatory to ...
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Patent Pending Thyco vintage plug

My father had this piece in his basement. It works just fine. Connected to an old lamp base. Can someone give me some info on it...I can't find anything like it on the web. Thanks so much.
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