Asked in Intellectual Property, Statutes of Limitations, Court Procedure, Contract Law, Patents and Patent Law
Is there a statute of limitations on a patent of a prototype?
Yes. There is a final date on which patent rights eventually do expire, but you will have to do your own research on the patent in question. ...
Do patents expire. What if something was patented in 1905 and they gave up. But the patent is still in the database?
Yes. Patents usually expire approximately over a period of 20 years or may expire soon if the annual maintenance fee is not paid properly. A patent published in 1905 is expired and will now be in public domain. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Breeds
What are the breeds of the dogs in the Nasonex commercials?
Why doesn't Nasonex answer the question: What is the breed of dog in the Nasonex commercial? (The commercial with the woman and her dog walking through the park.) ...
Asked in Business & Finance, Intellectual Property
Does all rights reserved expire after a given length of time?
Copyright and patent protection is for a limited time, but trademarks can be protected for as long as they are in use. ...
Can you patent a rescipe?
Yes, but a recipe might be better kept as a trade secret. A trade secret (like the recipe for Coca-Cola) can be maintained indefinitely. A patent, on the other hand, will eventually expire, meaning that anyone can use the recipe. ...
Asked in Commercials
Who is the girl in the nasonex commercial in 2009 who looks like Olivia wilde?
The 2009 Nasonex Commercial Actress is not Olivia Wilde. It is definitely Jamie Mann--for sure! ...
When does maxalt patent expire?
As I have researched this extensively, the patent that Merck holds on Maxalt expired on June 29, 2012. However, Merck has been granted a 153 day extension which would run to nearly the end of 2012. No word yet on any further extensions. Maxalt is very expensive and as a sufferer of cluster headaches, this is the only medication from some two dozen I have tried that works every time. I can only hope the patent is allowed to expire so...