have received a notice of a Patent Infringement in the mail what
do I do now?
we suggest you consult with an attorney as to what options
you have available. Next, you may also contact the IMPA or have
contact the IMPA for more information. The IMPA researches Patents
impact the online industry and provides information that may be
benefit to you."
the claims made regarding their patents true?
a case by case basis, the IMPA will review the Patent and help
provide research on a Patent. The research will help you make
educated decision whether to license or not. Regardless you should
consult with a qualified patent attorney.
am I getting sued and not some other company that seems to do
the same thing?
holder of a Patent may choose to demand licensing or not from
whatever company it chooses.
Patent is not in Canada. Does this mean I am safe since I live
in and or do business from Canada?
in most instances will automatically recognize Patents issued
in the United States. Additionally, if you make money within the
US then the Patent Holder can go after your business dealings
in the US if you are found to be in violation of a Patent.
can I find more information about Patent issues that the IMPA
is currently involved in?