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Some international e-commerce platforms have an Intellectual property platform for registering complaints. For example, see Alibaba's Aliprotect (I think now called IPP). One can register infringement complaints (for any form of IP) against an allegedly infringing product being sold on their platform. However, I suspect that trademarks and copyright may be ...


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Patents are territorial. A U.S. patent only gives its owner rights to try to exclude others from making, selling, offering for sale, importing and using the invention in the U.S. If there is no patent in some other jurisdiction then anyone else might be able to make. sell, etc. in that location. I say might becasue there may be some other reason that the ...


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Many countries have a rule about filing locally first, not necessarily with criminal penalties. Greece is free to make up rules for its citizens but that does not constrain the EPO. If a Greek broke the rule and filed first with the EPO, Greece could presumably jail them while the EPO granted them a patent. The EPO does not enforce Greece's rules. The U.S. ...


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From Frequently Asked Questions About Patent Statistics: "the PTMT Patent Technology Monitoring Team] and USPTO Annual Fiscal Year Reports use the residence of the first-named inventor to determine the origin of a patent" See also the list of reports: "The totals are broken down by origin (patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named ...


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It would be best if you could provide the actual patent number. Many people confuse patent applications from actual patents. Applications may or may not get issued, and the claims are almost always narrowed in an issued patent from its application. Also, if we know the patent number, we can help identify equivalent foreign patents. I'll try to answer your ...


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• If an US patent has been filed through the PCT, it can be confirmed from the bibliographic details / front page of the US patent which includes the fields like PCT filed, PCT No., 371 Date, 102(e) Date, PCT Pub. No., and/or PCT Pub. Date. • No, such details are not available on the US granted patent. It can be viewed on WIPO IP portal @ https://...


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