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Is it legal to sell patented product in another country?

Yes, you can sell patented inventions in other countries. You just can't manufacture, import, distribute, or sell patented products in countries where the invention is patented. If the patent owner ...
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Patent enforcement

With small exceptions, infringing a U.S. patent requires infringement within the US. An infringement could include making, selling, offering for sale, using and importing. Anyone can make a US ...
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How can I determine whether my product infringes this patent?

What you are asking about is called freedom to operate. Freedom to operate is a challenging question to answer. Even the best legal opinion might not matter if you get before a jury of lay people. ...
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How can I estimate the level of freedom to operate?

To infringe on a patent you must implement each and every step in at least one claim. So, in the scenario provided, if a claim includes a specific material and you don't use that material, you don't ...
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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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Possible patent infringement and freedom to operate

It has been issued in the US as Suggested functions for formulas in spreadsheets US 11227106B2 but is still pending in Europe. So far this is an application in the EPO, not a granted patent. The ...
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Machine learning patent for training models on a GPU

The specific patent EP3129870B1 claims a specific architecture for processing using GPUs. It is limited to what is covered by the claims and by no means covers all applications of machine learning ...
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Is it possible to have the total freedom to operate for a method patent?

As we used to say "Do you walk to school or do you carry your lunch?" The question is a non-sequitur. Being granted a patent has absolutely nothing to do with your freedom to operate. Your ...
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Same usecase, different method - is this infringement?

A method claim in an issued patent is structured as a series of steps or actions. An infringement analysis looks to see if your product takes each and every one of those steps - on a per claim basis. ...
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Would this patent prevent a patent of the same type of product made from a different material? Would that be considered a variation of this patent?

The cited patent has expired. Thus, it does not inhibit you from making a product as specified in its claims. Whether you can obtain a patent for the same device with a different material is harder to ...
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Acquiring freedom to operate

The first thing you need to do is consult with an attorney with respect to freedom to operate. Only after you fully understand where you stand with respect to the prior art can you consider potential ...
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If I modify device which I bought for use in my company will that be infringement?

The act that the manufacturer offered something to sell would imply that you are free to use it. It would be strange for a manufacturer to sue you for using the product, wouldn't it? So you are safe. ...
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Can a similar product be made?

A design patent such as this one protects an ornamental design; or, roughly speaking, what something looks like. It is the entire design, not just one part of it, that matters. A product that looks ...
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IP blocking or user info blocking

First, make sure you are absolutely sure that infringement is present. The patent(s) must be issued and still enforceable and the product must include all elements of at least one of the claims. ...
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