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Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Minnesota, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

During the application process, the federal government will not provide assistance to a patent applicant. In fact, the United States Patent and Trademark Office strongly advises patent applicants to contact a registered patent attorney or a patent agent.

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A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson won a major victory for Cutsforth, Inc. on November 15, 2017 when the Federal Circuit ...

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QFO of Bloomington is locked in a drone battle with Parrot of France
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Parrot representatives did not respond to requests for comment. The company has filed claims against QFO in federal court and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, seeking declarations that at least 10 of its consumer drones do not infringe on QFO's ...



Gilead's Patents on Hepatitis C Drug Challenged by Consumer ...
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Gilead Sciences Inc.'s U.S. patents on the blockbuster $84000 hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi were challenged by a consumer group that's battled the drugmaker ...

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