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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.

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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

InventHelp® Client Patents Turner Instant Photography Filters Invention Could ...
Consumer Electronics Net
InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, announces that one of its clients, an inventor from Ohio, has designed a filter set that can create photographic montages on a single photograph. This invention is patented and a prototype is available.



Bedford County couple to serve prison time for selling meth
Lynchburg News and Advance
A Thaxton couple was sentenced Thursday afternoon on federal charges they conspired to sell at least 500 grams of methamphetamine. Timothy Lee White Sr., 56, and Reva Sue Howell White, 51, were ordered to each serve 42 months in prison in U.S. ...

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Seeing Beyond the Doggie Wear: What MCR Innovations Teaches about the ...
JD Supra (press release)
An Ohio federal district court granted summary judgment in Hunter and CDI's favor, finding both patents invalid as obvious. The Federal Circuit affirmed, and, in doing so, offered a thorough analysis of the obviousness standard as it applies to design ...



The Surpisingly Old Origins of the Fax Machine
Gizmodo
In 1888, Ohio-born Elisha Gray received a patent for the telautograph, a unit that had horizontal and vertical bars that further quickened the pace. Foster Richie created the telewriter, which could be operated on the newly-built telephone lines that ...

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