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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The Patents Act of 1992?

The Patents Act of 1992 amended the Irish Patent Act to align existing laws with international patent laws, especially the European Patent Convention. The Patents Act of 1992 also added a few new f... Read More »

How to Find Patents?

Searching for patents helps you find out if someone has already claimed the rights to an invention. You can also find and study patents to see how the patent application process works, or use paten... Read More »

Patents Act of 2004?

The Patents Act 1977 was an attempt by the United Kingdom to bring its patent laws into alignment with the policies and regulations of the European Patent Convention (EPC) of 1973. Changes to the E... 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The United Kingdom's primary patent law at the time, the Patents Act of 1949 has been amended and eventually repealed by later legislation.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 »