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

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When do patents expire?

For a U.S. patent filed before June 8, 1995, the expiration date is typically 17 years after issue or 20 years after the first application. For a patent filed after June 8, 1995, the expiration dat... Read More »

Who has 3000 patents in his name?

Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu of Japan has over 3,000 patents in his name. The quirky inventor claims to come up with most of his ideas while swimming underwater for prolonged periods of time.Source:What A... 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 »