Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Aug 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

QUESTION: Can I sue patent infringement for past damage? I have my own design product and I just found out someone is stealing my idea and sell my idea online. Now my Patent is pending status. I understand that I cant sue them right now , but can I sue patent infringement for past damage them cause once my patent issued?

ANSWER: Yes, going back six years.

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Michael Shimokaji

Mr. Shimokaji specializes in the health care industry, including medical devices, medtech, and life sciences. Over the last 30 years, he has also supported clients in industries as diverse as aerospace, apparel, chemicals, computer software, and telecommunications. His expertise includes infringement litigation, patent and trademark portfolio development, and intellectual property transactions.


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