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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.
Yes; patent examiners often have science degrees, but attorneys would not require them.
Patents are used to prevent others from using your invention. For more information see www.uspto.gov
The qualifications to become a patent lawyer depend on the country and/or state you live in. However, in general you need several years of post high school education in order …to become a patent lawyer. You need to a college degree in the technical field you'll be specializing in, a law degree, and have passed additional exams specific to patent law.
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.