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Using a "patented method" and how to contact the inventor of the method

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I have come up with a concept to enhance a particular product that is already on the market. To produce my product, I would have to apply a "patented chemical method" to a product that is used in everyday life. More or less, I would have to combine the two. Is this conceptional product a patentable product? And if it is, how could I contact the inventor of the "patented chemical method" to offer monetary royalties?


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First I wonder if your improvement can itself qualify for patent protection. If so and you protect your invention you might safely license the existing patent from its holder. Go to http://www.uspto.com for the patent office.

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