Author: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Have You Bargained Away Patent Rights?
- Because of a 10 November 1998 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, inventors, entrepreneurs, and their investors had better rethink their patent strategy. The Supreme Court considered whether the on-sale bar should apply to inventions "substantially completed" at the time of sale -- as the Federal Circuit would have it -- or when the invention is "fully completed."
Publisher: PatentCafe Magazine
Author: Breffni X. Baggot
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