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Answer A patent lawyer is a person having a background in science or engineering, and a law degree, and who passed a rigorous test for the special privilege of ad…vising clients about patents. A patent "agent" may have similar technical credentials, but is not licensed to practice law. In either case (lawyer or agent), an application can be prepared and filed for a client. However, a patent lawyer can provide more in-depth advice such as the legal implications of various tactics or strategies in pursuing a patent, licensing it, or enforcing it against others. Many patent lawyers also offer related services in federal and state trademarks, technology licensing, computer law, regulatory law (e.g., FDA approvals), and other legal aspects of science or engineering.
As of 2014, there are 10,000 lawyers who are employed by the US Department of Justice. The department was established on July 1, 1870.
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Patents are used to prevent others from using your invention. For more information see www.uspto.gov
you may obtain a patent for your new use, or method making use of the composition of matter, provided you satisfy patentability requirements, e.g., novelty and inventive step.… However you cannot re-patent the originally claimed subject matter - it ould lack novelty.
Spyderco has 54 patents and 36 trademarks.
Actually you didn't include the name of the invention but most of his inventions had one patent behind it with the name Tesla put to that invention. For example, patent No. 61…3,809 was named Method of and apparatus for controlling mechanism vessels or vehicles. It was the first remote control device know to humanity.
According to their Kids' FAQ (linked below), about 7000.
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The USPTO granted a total of 247,727 patents from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011, including Reissue Patents, Plant Patents, Design Patents, and Utility Patents.
In order to file a patent, a person can either complete the necessary paperwork and file it, or one may choose to hire a patent attorney. To file the patent without a lawyer,… the cost is a few hundred dollars. If one chooses to have the attorney handle the paperwork, the cost will be somewhere between $5000 and $10000, and much of this expense will be due to the high hourly rate charged by attorneys.