Do I have to patent a product if I want to start selling it online? 1 Answers as of October 22, 2010
I designed a product to help people sleep better and I want to sell it online. Do I have to register it or get a patent for it to start marketing and manufacturing it? My product does not make any claims that would have to be submitted and approved by the FDA.
Kafantaris Law Group
| Theo Kafantaris
You have 1 year from your first disclosure or offer for sale to file for a patent application for your invention. After that point, your prior disclosure can be used against you for prior art purposes.
Answer Applies to: California
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