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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 the state of Ohio, 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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Patents in the state of Ohio: According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 12,680 patents were granted in the state of Ohio between 2006 and 2010, including over 3,220 patents granted in 2010. Most inventions patented between 2006 and 2010 in the state of Ohio were Mechanical.

OH: 2006-2010 Average 2010
Mechanical over 1,250 patents over 1,580 patents
Electrical over 660 patents over 810 patents
Chemical over 620 patents over 820 patents

Obtaining a Patent in the United States.
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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Intellectual Property Articles:

Patents News In Ohio - Google News

Two Ohio schools among top 100 universities for U.S. utility patents
Dayton Business Journal (blog)
Two Ohio universities are among the 100 best for U.S. utility patents granted last year. That's the finding from rankings released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Rankings are based on data from ...
UA Makes List of Top 100 US Patent ProducersArkansas Business Online

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Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
Dr. Richard Gilson talks about the patent he has on a device to imrove technology on systems that stimulate the brain to lessen tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson's Disease on June 2, 2015 at his home in Oviedo, Fla. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando ...

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Tom Crouser: West Virginia Ranks 49th in CNBC Business Study
Charleston Daily Mail
Neighboring Virginia was 12th, Ohio 23rd, Kentucky 36th and Pennsylvania 40th overall. Bottom five include Louisiana, Alaska, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Hawaii. West Virginia was 7th in the cost of doing business ... Technology & Innovation (250 ...

History mystery
Youngstown Vindicator
?It's been a slow process in Columbus; however, recent indications are Ohio House of Representatives Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who has a true appreciation for the history of the state and the game, might soon bring HB 87 to a vote,? Brown said. ?The ...

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