How long is a drug's patent time?

Answer In most cases drug patents expire after 20 years, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). When a drug patent's time expires, companies other than the original manufacturer can make, of... Read More »

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How long does a person have to file for a patent from the time they invent it?

Once the invention in question has been exhibited to the public as a finished product or sold for use, the inventor has a year to file a patent to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.Sour... Read More »

If you do drugs while you are pregnant how long will the drugs stay in the baby's system?

Remember, the fetus is still developing in the womb. What it experiences there it "perceives" as being normal, so if there are drugs in the woman's body, the baby will be born with its brain "wired... Read More »

How long is a patent good for?

According to the U.S. Patent Office and Trademark Office, a patent generally lasts 20 years from the date that the application was filed, though extensions are sometimes available. A patent exclude... Read More »

How long does an international patent last?

Generally patents last 20 years whether they are international or domestic but that span can vary depending on the nature of the patent. Design patents, for instance, last only 14 years from the da... Read More »