Been Sued or Gotten a Demand Letter?
Answers To Common Questions About Abusive Patent Litigation
Received a letter about or been sued over a patent? You’re in the right place. See below for answers to common questions: (Trademark-related resources) are also available.)
In June 2013, President Obama ordered the creation of this website to empower those who have received a demand letter or may be threatened with a patent lawsuit with information about their options. In response, the USPTO has created this site.
The information presented on this site does not constitute legal advice. It should not be considered to replace advice from an attorney. Reference to any specific organizations, attorneys, law firms, corporations, or websites does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the USPTO.
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For more information about abusive demand letters see the following links, White House Fact Sheet and National Economic Council and the Council of Economic Advisers report “PATENT ASSERTION AND U.S. INNOVATION”