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Adirondack and it's patent

by Slemi
posted 08-10-2016 12:11 PM


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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 08-10-2016 01:19 PM

Search for adironback chair patent. It was issued in 1905.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 08-10-2016 03:03 PM

just call it the slemiback chair …....... LOL

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Slemi

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#3 posted 08-10-2016 03:04 PM



just call it the slemiback chair …....... LOL

- GR8HUNTER

Good one! I am affraid the design is patented and it would not help much.

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distrbd

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#4 posted 08-10-2016 04:58 PM

Unless your design is so different from the thousands of other designs available online for free, I would say if someone copied yours, you should be honored and thank them for that.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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jwmalone

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#5 posted 08-10-2016 05:10 PM

I think you are concerned with copyright infringement, if I’m correct don’t worry just make them and sell them the people do it here all the time don’t know if you can use the name but the design is fair game.

-- "Boy you could get more work done it you quit flapping your pie hole" Grandpa

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Slemi

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#6 posted 08-10-2016 06:13 PM



I think you are concerned with copyright infringement, if I m correct don t worry just make them and sell them the people do it here all the time don t know if you can use the name but the design is fair game.

- jwmalone

This is the answer I was looking for.

Thank You!!!

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Ocelot

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#7 posted 08-10-2016 06:54 PM

A patent issued in 1905 has expired. Don’t worry about it. Anything done over 20 years ago, you can copy exactly. The patents are expired. That doesn’t mean that if you make 10000 of them, somebody might find a way to sue you anyway, but it’s extremely unlikely.

17 years for U.S.A. patents. I think European are 20 years.

Trademarks and copyrights are another issue. They are active much longer – used to be 70 years. I think they changed it for the Disney company when some of their old copyrights started expiring.

-Paul

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