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Which countries require inventors to get a permission (e.g., a foreign filing license) to be allowed to file a patent in another country?

Many countries have some similar requirement. The WIPO lists 34 member states with some foreign filing rules. Some require it if the inventing was done in their country, others have rules for ...
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How was this Bitrex based repellent invention able to be patented while there were already similar bitrex based products invented before?

First of all, the cited document is an application, not a patent. Applications do not necessarily get granted and even if they do, it is common for the claims to be narrowed. With respect to the US ...
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I’m looking for the owner of patent BR6702630U

As far as I can see, only the inventor is listed so he is likely the owner of the patent. The patent's priority date is in 1987 so the patent is almost guaranteed to be expired by now. This means the ...
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What is the jurisdiction of this patent KR101682440B1

A Korean patent jurisdiction covers Korea. You can't sell, manufacture or import the technology covered by this patent in Korea. All patents are effective only in the country they are issued from. ...
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