What is Patent Infringement?

What is Patent Infringement?

Intellectual property
When your patent application is approved, you gain certain rights in your invention. Nobody has a right to directly or indirectly infringe your patent. If they do, you can file a lawsuit against them, both to get them to stop and to receive damages. A patent infringement is any prohibited act with respect to a patent. The only way that someone other than the patent holder can use the invention is through a license that they negotiated. If someone is violating your patent rights, you must take action to enforce them. Otherwise, they will get away with profiting off your hard work. Direct infringement is when someone makes, uses, or tries to sell something without obtaining a license from the patent holder. One can do this willfully (which could make…
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