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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 Santa Maria, 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:

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  • Correcting an issued patent
  • Litigating in case of infringement

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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 Santa Maria - Google News

UC Davis and the Strawberry Commission wrestle over strawberry breeding ...
Santa Maria Sun
Those tangy, sweet, red berries that yielded $464 million for Santa Barbara County in 2013 are way more complicated than the average consumer could ever fathom. Sure, there's ... Of the 46 granted patents, 18 are currently licensed for commercialization.


Fourth-generation Santa Maria grower dies at 84
The Produce News
Mr. Adam acquired two patents and invented many aides and process improvements to make farm work easier for those working the fields for him and others producing and harvesting the same crops. He also served his community on the Santa Maria Valley ...


Enter the Sandman: USPTO Unhittable in Reciprocal Discipline Proceedings
IPWatchdog.com
For six years, the USPTO Director has dominated opposing patent practitioners, who have gone hitless against the Office in cases involving reciprocal ethical discipline. ?Reciprocal discipline? is a process for disciplining an attorney in a second ...


Google, Rockstar agree to settle patent litigation -filing
Daily Mail
On that same day, Rockstar sued several handset makers over a different batch of patents. Google then asked a California judge to rule that devices using the Android platform had not infringed the patents cited by Rockstar against the handset makers.

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