What is a Contributory Infringement Patent?

Answer Contributory infringement is considered a type of indirect infringement according to patent statute 35 U.S. S 271(c), which states, "Whoever imports into the United States a component of a patented... Read More »

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What is patent infringement?

Patent infringement is when a patented invention is produced without the consent of the patent holder by the producer. Patents protect the patent holder in the country in the country where the pate... Read More »

Who can sue for a patent infringement?

The owner of the patent can sue for infringement. If the patent owner has transferred or assigned his rights to another individual or company, then his assignee is able to sue, and he is not. Simil... Read More »

Patent Infringement Risks?

Patents issued by the Patent and Trademark Office of the United States, or PTO, protect the intellectual property of an inventor. According to the PTO, the grant of a patent gives the holder "the r... Read More »

Define Patent Infringement?

A patent grants an inventor or an inventor's assignee an exclusive legal right to make, use or sell the inventor's new device, process, substance or design for a limited period of time, according t... Read More »