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Can I sell a product that uses patented components?

Unless there is some agreement with the supplier to the contrary (say a shrink-wrap license), you bought the device it and can whatever you like with it and not worry about patents the supplier has on ...
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I currently have the patent for the digit bandage and am wanting to sell it

US2253108A was granted on August 19, 1941 and expired on August 19, 1958. This is the basic deal with patents. In return for a limited term of exclusivity, you teach the world how to use your ...
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Protections for selling a business idea

"Business Ideas" cannot be patented, only novel processes that are not deemed wholly abstract. Thus, if you had a design for a new type of engine, you could seek a patent. But if you had an idea ...
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Can I sell a product that uses patented components?

I think this is mainly up to the terms of sale for the device that is patented. It is reasonable for a company to restrict their product from being used in an unintended way because they may face an ...
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Simple Soccer Algorithm with positive ROI

This is tricky. To get a patent, one must disclose the invention. Something like a betting algorithm, even if it is patentable (and it may not be), would be very hard to detect infringement of. In ...
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Can I sell in Canada a product patented United States?

To add to George White's answer, the cited US patent should expire in the US as of April 19, 2021. According to Google Patents, the Canadian application CA2444353C should it get approved would expire ...
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Can I sell in Canada a product patented United States?

There is a corresponding Canadian application CA2444353A1 HAND-HELD FOOD PROCESSOR. Patents are territorial and no "international license" of the U.S. patent would be relevant in Canada. The ...
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