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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
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  • 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 ...
Washington Examiner
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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Judge Nixes Ohio Willow Patent For Inequitable Conduct
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 25, 2014, 7:03 PM ET) -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that an Ohio Willow Wood Co. prosthetic patent is unenforceable because of inequitable conduct during re-examination, marking a win for accused infringer Alps South ...


Ohio lawmaker introduces patent troll bill
Washington Examiner
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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How the Supreme Court Created the Student Loan Bubble
American Spectator
It's no bachelor's degree, but judging by the patents he helped generate, it was a worthy investment. The Griggs ... But, as Ohio University economics Professor Richard Vedder pointed out, that's triple what it was during the malaise of the 1970s ...





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