Q: Can there be problems with patent infringement? If so, are there internet URL's that one can search? Also, if you develop a product application for a 3rd party, how is the intellectual property issue handled?
A: You can search patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office via its Web site: www.uspto.gov. To protect intellectual property I always recommend people find a patent attorney familiar with their technical area and talk with him or her. Yes, it costs some money, but how much value do you attach to your IP?
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