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Scott Robert Hansen

Los Angeles Patent Infringement Attorney.

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  1. Can someone press charges against you for writing comments about them on the internet?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Scott Robert Hansen
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    "Press Charges" sounds like he's threatening a criminal complaint of some sort. But it's unlikely that your comments constitute a crime - that is a violation of the state or federal criminal laws - although I'd need to know more about your comments to be sure. False, defamatory comments could be a form of "libel," which is a civil offense. Libel is defined as defamation by written or printed words, pictures, or in any form other than by spoken words or gestures. But if your comments are...

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  2. Can I resell a product being accused of patent infringement?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Pamela Koslyn
    2. Deepak Malhotra
    3. Scott Robert Hansen
    4. Daniel Nathan Ballard
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with the previous two posters. The patent laws prevent anyone from selling an infringing product, even if they purchased it from another supplier. Patent infringement cases tend to be complicated, and whether or not a particular product infringes a patent is often a complicated and expensive legal discussion. That being said, the supplier of the product is often required by commercial law to indemnify you for any damages you must pay for patent infringement. If the supplier has...

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