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How would I go about recreating an invention in an expired patent?

Most likely you would simply buy a mouse that is on the market. This would be, by far, the cheapest and fastest way. Patents, in general, don't provide dimensioned drawings, schematics and custom ...
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Can a patent that is expired for fee related reasons be renewed?

Only the applicant can petition to reinstate and they need to establish that the delay in paying was unintentional and account for the whole time period. This includes the period from when the ...
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Expired Patent US1704999A

By “passed on to somebody” do you mean the original paper copy? In those days, and even now to a lesser extent, the original ribboned copy was important to physically possess, like a deed or the pink ...
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Is an expired patent in the public domain?

It is important to remember that a patent does not give anybody the right to do what the patent covers. For example, if I had a patent on a more effective delivery system for MDMA or LSD, having a ...
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If a patent expire can someone else repatent it?

The basic requirements for a patent is that the idea be useful, novel and non-obvious. If someone has already patented an idea, then you can't re-patent it because it would not be novel since someone ...
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Expired Patent can we apply for a new patent with similar idea

It really depends on whether your similar idea has new, non-obvious idea as part of it. If so, you might be able to get patent coverage for the new and presumably improved part. What is covered by the ...
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Too late to renew my Patent?

You can petition for acceptance of a late payment - from the USPTO web site - A petition related to acceptance of delayed payment of a maintenance fee after expiration of the patent based on ...
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Using an expired patent as part of a new patent

Yes, but the patent status of Velcro is completely irrelevant to your patent application. You may have a common confusion about patents. There is a big difference between a patent and a product you ...
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Using an expired patent as part of a new patent

It really doesn't matter whether or not the device you want to use in your invention is patented. Almost all patents build on other inventions. So long as your invention meets the requirements of ...
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Can fee related expired patent be renewed?

Google used to have trouble calculating the expiration date where there is a patent term extension. I hope they fixed that, but in case they haven't, if you are really concerned about this patent, you ...
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Is it safe to sell a patented product that is expired due to fee and the anticipated expiration of the patent is in 2 years from now

It would be best if you were to list the actual patent number so we could check your interpretation. That said, if it is a Japanese patent and there is no US equivalent then it should not impact your ...
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No opposition filed within time limit

When a European patent application is in order for grant, it may be opposed within 9 months by any person (EPC art 99). This is initiated by another person filing a notice of opposition. Consequently,...
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