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Why is patent protected by law?

Giving inventors the exclusive right to license and sell their inventions gives them a chance at recouping the time and money they invested in creating it. In the case of phar (MORE)

How to get a patent on a similar patent?

An improvement of an existing invention is itself an invention, and can be patented like any other invention. Contact a patent practitioner (patent agent or patent attorney) f (MORE)

When was the first US copyright and patent law passed?

The basis for US copyright law was established in the Constitution. For this reason Article 1 section 8 clause 8 is known as the "copyright clause".    "To promote the (MORE)

How long is a new drug protected by patent laws after the patent is issued?

TRIPS agreement (applies to drugs after 1989) gives 20 year protection. Prior to that it was 16 years. In many jurisdictions, pharmaceutical patents are elegible for patent t (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

How do you get a patent?

Contact a patent practitioner (patent agent or patent attorney) for assistance. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has lists and addresses of patent practitioners i (MORE)

Why do you get a patent?

A patent grants the holder the right to exclude others from making,  using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the patented  invention for the term of the patent. Pate (MORE)

What are patents?

A patent is a right, conferred by a government, to the exclusive right to the use of an invention. It lasts for a limited period of time, during which anyone who wants to use (MORE)

What is patent and how much does a patent cost?

The term patent usually refers to a right granted to anyone who invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, or (MORE)

Why are patent and copyright laws written?

They are supposed to boost creativity in people and restrict you  from copying other inventions and works. Primarily, they give  exclusive rights to the authors, and bring t (MORE)