Patents Expired? You could be sued…
A quick head’s up to anyone who sells a patented product.
The law allows anyone to sue a business that falsely marks a product patent pending or patented. Any can also sue a business that keeps a patent number on a product too long. The incentive for the person bringing the lawsuit is that get to keep up to 50% of the penalties for themselves.
As a Fort Lauderdale Patent Attorney, I have been approached in the past by clients whose patents are expiring and there are a number of important things to keep in mind.
If interested in learning more, here’s the full story – Expired Patent Products
If you have a patented product, call or visit a patent attorney immediately to see if you are at risk. You can visit any of our Florida offices (located in Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Tampa, Orlando, Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Coral Gables or Jupiter).