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There is no requirement to record assignments with USPTO. The assignee information on the face of the patent is taken directly from the form the applicant sends back with the issue fee payment.


You can't have coverage for two "inventions" in one patent. It gets around the fee structure the patent offices operate under. It sounds like they are trying to force you to create a divisional application. I would do a Google search of divisional patents to find strategies to get around this.


The most reliable way to determine if a US patent's status is the US Public Pair. In this case go to the US Public Pair site, get past the CAPTCHA, select "Patent Number" and enter "8459282" (without quotes). The current status is "Patented Case" which means the patent is active. You can check on the status of the patents fees which are up to date. The ...

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