Can You Patent Chemical Formulation

Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Jul 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

QUESTION: Can I patent a formula of essential oils and carrier oil? I want to produce a cleansing product and I would like to know if I can patent the formula which involves several essential oils and a carrier oil.

ANSWER: Yes, if your formula has not been formulated by another before your invention, and your formula is not obvious in view of what has been formulated before your invention.

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Michael’s expertise includes the strategic development of patent and trademark portfolios. He identifies those patents and trademarks that are valuable to his clients by providing them with a competitive advantage. Then, Michael obtains patent and trademark registrations in the US and abroad.


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