Why Animation Can Help Your Patent Litigation Case

New Inventions Are Developed From Time To Time, And With Patent, The Invention And Inventor Are Protected By Government Authority From Intellectual Theft.

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According to U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office, a patent is referred to as a “property right granted by the government of the united states of America to an inventor to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted.” Patent rights expire within 20 years from when the patent application was filed. It can expire earlier if the required maintenance fee is not paid to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). For there to be a patent litigation case, then there must have been a patent infringement.

What is patent infringement?

According to an article titled Patent Infringement: Everything You Need to Know by UpCounsel, Patent infringement occurs “when someone, sells, imports, uses or makes a product that someone else invented without permission.” Therefore whenever a person does any of the acts mentioned above regarding a patent, then a person is said to have committed patent infringement.

How do you prove a patent infringement case?

Patent infringement cases are among the most complex cases brought before a court of law. Even though the legal claim is written in an easy-to-understand format, the issue at hand is always technical and, most times, difficult to understand. For instance, when a person in the field of aeronautics develops a patent, it would not be understood easily because the knowledge of that field is unknown to a layperson.

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