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I have several patents that are generating revenue. I am the inventor. I assigned the patents to the company

When assigned to the company, they, by employment and royalty agreement, were obligated to pay royalties quarterly. Thus far limited payments made and none over the last 1.5 years. Obligations to pay ...
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What is the reason that the majority of licensed patents of Universities do not produce substantial royalties?

I was reading Stanford's technology transfer statistics. It looks like in the past around one quarter of their patents were licensed whereas now the number is greater than one third. This may at first ...
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In what countries are royalties from a patent beyond 20 years still allowed [closed]

I heard that in the US, the inventor can no longer collect royalties beyond 20 years for their patent. In what other countries is royalties beyond 20 years still allowed?
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what incentive is there for a company to buy or license an invention before the patent is approved?

So an inventor as submitted its utility patent applicable, which may or may not be approved years from now. He then tries to solicit companies to buy his invention immediately after submitting his ...
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How do companies like ARM handle improvements to their patent licenses?

I am trying to get a clearer picture of how companies like ARM manage to stay afloat with just IP/Royalties. Recently ARM licensed some of it's instruction sets to Apple in order to design/build the ...
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Can I sell a patented product as licensee in a country that the patent is not registered?

I am a licensee of an invention patent. the patents is registered in some countries only.an I manufacture the patent in the country that the patent is registered and sell it to another country that ...
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Patent infringement issues, damages and royalty settlement

Person A has a patent in India, granted in 2000. A applies for protection in the US in 2005 and gets granted in 2010. Firm B and C were using the patent from 2004 and 2006 respectively to manufacture ...
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can this invention be patented?

I know there are similar question out there. I am slightly specific about my question. Say, there is an overall machine "TookAllTheIdeasMachine" by Inventor "PlayedWithWordsForHisFirstInvention", ...
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infringement damage validity for a descriptive PPA

If I have claims submitted along with my PPA form, and my PPA is descriptive, will I then be eligible to receive damages in a scenario where: I filed my PPA on Jan-01-2017, filed for NP (claiming ...
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patent life of a PCT application and royality thereof

In a scenario where: a. NP (of invention "1001") is first filed in a foreign country (non-US Country, on 1 Jan 2017) and then a PCT is filed(on 31 Dec 2017), when will patent life begin for invention ...
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What are the legal rights and royalties based on a recipe?

If someone (person D) taught said (person S) a recipe to make something and they have since used the recipe and came out with a product. Does the person D who taught them the recipe have any rights, ...
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How do I protect my rights to royalties as inventor when collaborating on a patent?

I have an idea for an invention that uses another company's invention. I called the owner and revealed the idea without disclosing how the invention would work. This technology is relatively new and I ...
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Does part ownership in a patent mean the owner was a contributor to the invention?

In reference to the patent: US 1,095,168 A My great-grandfather received royalties in the amount of 5/375 interest from this patent, even though his name appears no where in the documentation. Does ...
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Can I claim royalties on this invention that was stolen from my father?

Stihl, a popular manufacturer of power tools, has a very profitable product on the market that I've always believed to be the result of a design my father presented to them. He worked at Stihl at the ...
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public sector, does government pay royalties to patent holders?

does the government pay royalties to patent holders? Is there a special process or formality for the US government or other governments under its umbrella to pay royalties or compensate a patent ...
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What type of patent do I need?

I have several ideas I want to develop prototypes on, get patent then pitch (license) idea to a manufacturer who has the manufacturing capabilities and distribution to bring product to market. My ...
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Establishing Base and Rate for Infringement Royalties

I have a question about different scenarios while claiming royalties. Hypothetical situation: US Patent #1 was filed in 2002 and granted in 2007. Its priority dates back to 2000 from a US patent ...
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