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Retaining a Federally-Registered Patent Attorney.
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.

A federally-registered Patent Attorney can assist in:

  • Performing a patent search
  • Drafting the patent application
  • Conducting interviews with a patent Examiner
  • Handling appeals to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
  • Correcting an issued patent
  • Litigating in case of infringement

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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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Patents News In Ohio - Google News

Ohio patent troll bill unlikely to pass this year; lawmaker says she plans to ...
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Such letters ? the crux of the current patent reform debate ? must include the patent number; the name and address of the patent owner or owners and assignee or assignees, if any; and factual allegations concerning the specific areas in which the ...

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Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit
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It sold its set-top operations to Arris Group Inc. for $2.35 billion and its smartphone assets, along with some 2,000 patents, to Lenovo. Lenovo chairman Yang Yuanqing said when the purchase was announced in January that it would help transform Lenovo ...

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Ohio lawmaker introduces patent troll bill
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) ? Add Ohio to the list of states looking to wipe out so-called ?patent trolls.? In May, state Rep. Kristina Roegner, a Republican, introduced House Bill 573. Earlier this week, the bill had its first hearing, before the ...

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Google, Schlumberger, Hotel, Video: Intellectual Property
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Ocean Avenue said that despite being sent cease-and-desist letters, the Ohio company persists in its unauthorized use of the name and has submitted an application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to register ?Hotel California.? The Ohio company ...

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