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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 ...