Are abandoned patents published?

Answer There are no abandoned patents, but they do expire after a number of years. However, expired patents are still published documents you can view online at the Patent Office website, or at sites like... Read More »

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Who has 3,000 patents in his name?

Japanese inventor Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu, known as "NakaMats," has over 3,000 patents in his name. NakaMats holds patents for inventions as varied as a primitive floppy disk, the CD, a spring-loade... Read More »

What is the patents law of the u.k.?

The patents law of the U.K. is governed by the U.K. Government's Intellectual Properties Office (IPO). The patent law is designed to protect inventions from being exploited or copied by anybody oth... Read More »

Patents Act 1949?

The United Kingdom's primary patent law at the time, the Patents Act of 1949 has been amended and eventually repealed by later legislation. The original Patent Act of 1949 established and consolida... Read More »

How to Teach Patents?

A patent gives an inventor the exclusive right to produce or license an invention for a specified period of time. The Constitution authorizes the U.S. Congress to write patent laws spelling out the... Read More »