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Patent expiration date [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US6224497 when does this patent expire?
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product valuation that are just starting up? [on hold]

Have any patents been funded after a product valuation that are just starting up?
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How can this improve value on our lifes? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US3271805 why?
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Does this patent apply to the USA

Does this patent apply to the USA "CN203725858 U"? International Classification B23C3/34, B23Q5/34 I'm starting a preliminary patent search, how can I tell if patents apply to the USA.
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I invented the one-man a capella multitrack video format that is very popular now - can I patent it?

I invented and published it back in 2002. There's plenty of proof. I'm wondering 1. if it's a good idea just to keep someone else from patenting my invention, 2. if it's even worth trying (what would ...
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Expiration date for patent EP1355915 [duplicate]

Could any one tell iif the patent EP1355915 has already expired
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What is the significance of this reference to patent law? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US8280641
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Patent Number suffix A1 / B2 etc.

On some patent numbers I see an "A1" / "A2" / "B2" etc. suffix after the actual patent number e.g. "USxxxxxxxxx B2" or "WOxxxxxxxx A1" etc. What do these suffixes mean? Is there a key somewhere ...
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Is there any commercial product licensing this patent? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US7526741
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Does this patent cover using social connections data to better the search results

In reference to the patent: US8055673 Does this patent also cover the following : a. Capturing additional key words based on the user's social connections data b. Giving an option to the user to ...
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What is the best approach to order a company to remove a patented formatted video from all digital display platforms i.e. websites, YouTube etc? [on hold]

For privacy reasons I will refrain from exposing any names however that being said and having contacted the company directly to resolve the alleged infringement issue, I instead was directed to the ...
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License for proprietary website [migrated]

Basic question here - If I build a website and don't want anyone to copy, modify it, etc. But I do want it to be used commercially, what can I do to protect myself? Is there a license that I need to ...
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US vs Indian Patent System differences

We may be filing for a patent in India, and while our attorneys will be doing the heavy lifting, I was just curious about what major differences there are in the patent system between there and the ...
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How to get a patent on a design that already has a patent

I have and invented design improvement on a product that already has a patent on the product. Can I obtain my own patent for the new design on that product?
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Prior Art Sketches

In reference to the patent: US20060016456 I am listing this invention as Prior Art, but I can not find the sketches for this invention. How can I obtain them, please?
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combine 2 patents and package as my own?

Company A has a type of dispenser I want to use. Company B makes a product that is not dispensed via Company A's dispenser. I would like it to be. Is there any way for me combine these and make any ...
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Why elevator pit required tachinical reagin? [closed]

In reference to the patent: EP1491484A3
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Would a patent help? [migrated]

I am an undergrad engineering student yet to obtain a degree. I had developed a device which has been done before, but I devised my own method and algorithms to build it. Now, a very recognized ...
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How do you order a ladder and how much does it cost. I have MS [closed]

I have MS and can no longer ride off without something to help me get back on the horse. Left leg and left arm are weak. How do you purchase a mounting ladder and how much do they cost?
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there is a “chess variant” patent that now stops anymore vaiant patents being filed, is that correct [closed]

there is a patent called "chess variant and method of play thereof". My question is, is that a patent that stops me patenting a chess variant.
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Is this idea related to draftings from the collaboration with Livewell Collaborative Singapore?

Does this idea have anything to do with a design initially submitted to Vicki Ann Curtis by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic? In reference to the patent: US20140250792
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Do we need to register App icon to avoid trademark problems? [closed]

I am developing an ios/android app and stuck with this issue to launch app. I am not sure about trademark issues with app icons. I have designed unique app icon still if I launch app with this icon, ...
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What is the video aspect of this system used for? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US20140300739 In the write up it says about a video upload to a cloud via router connections. I would like to know what the video is used for? It says it captures a few ...
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Mobile application

3 years ago I invented an idea about creating special mobile application. However, I could not patent it due to high cost of. I participated in diffirent conferences and competitions with my idea to ...
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Inverted Umbrella

In reference to the patent: WO2011002413A1 I found this European patent for an "Improved Umbrella Design." How can I find out if there is a USA patent on this design?
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Can I use a swipe pattern for my app?

In reference to the patent: US20110283241 I know that the android phones use the swipe pattern as does my capital one bank app, and I see that google won a patent for it in some incarnation. Does ...
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Legal ramifications of including research algorithms in software products sold to clients

If I am a UK-based software vendor or 'software as a service' company, what are the legal implications of including academic research algorithms in products sold to European and international clients? ...
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If I modify device witch I bought for use in my company will that be infringement?

Device which I bought is design to work in 100 mm pipe. I modified this device to be able to work in 300 mm pipe. I have made meager modifications to it. I added wheels base to increase it size and ...
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Aqcuisition of license US 6405921 B1 [closed]

To whom it may concern. I am writting from Chile and I am interested in the aqcuisition of the patent's license number US 6405921 B1. I would like to know how is the process of buying and legal ...
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Does a “special form” drawing also protect the name? [closed]

Rookie question here. Say I submit this logo as a "special form drawing". Am I also protecting the name "Five Doors" itself ? Or can anyone just use the "Five Doors" name, as long as their logo ...
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What is your best advice for inventors with little to no money? [duplicate]

I'm an inventor and can't afford the few thousand dollars for legal help. Are there any books or services you might recommend to help lone ranger inventors, or those just getting started? Thank you
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Qestioning patentability [closed]

In reference to the patent: WO2015048255A1 Was this tape-type discharge electrode used in the US20120227588 A1 patent application, which was rejected? Proposed suspension cannot work because it does ...
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Regarding S. Patent #5769598

In reference to the patent: US5769598 What exactly is protected with this patent number? Is it the exact design of the current "Don't stack" corrugated piece? Can the design be altered and not ...
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Is this patent still valid/enforceable? If the owner of a patent has failed to pay their maintenance dues, will the filed patent reflect that?

In reference to the patent: US8276282 Is this patent still valid/enforceable? If the owner of a patent has failed to pay their maintenance dues, will the filed patent reflect that?
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What if this was a “Portable Virtual Computer”

In reference to the patent application: US20050280786 What if this was a "Portable Virtual Computer", but still had a projector and computer (and battery) inside in one unit. Would this be legal. ...
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Question about patent DE202008009541 U1

how can it be that this is a patent by a german guy, when you can see on Tv everywhere in our country, that a french "guy" is marketing this idea and it's told that it is a french product ? ...
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Can drawings alone act as prior-art for a new invention filed?

Can a drawing by itself count as prior art, or is a text description of the drawing needed as well? For example, fig.9 of US3110626 was used against EP0030192 T204/83. Was this finding appropriate?
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Do I need to prove a theorem used in my patent?

Lets say, for example, my patent requires computing all elementary cycles in a graph. It happens to be known that all such cycles can be computed from a cycle basis. Keep in mind I am not trying to ...
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How long can you still sell a product that was recently granted ornamental design patent?

If the company has been selling a product for some time, and it was not patented. But then the original inventor decided to patent the product. You still have it in stock. How long have you got to ...
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Drawings are not visible [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US9083347 Please add the drawings. Also please fix the pdf issue : the pdf download or pdf view is not working.
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How to search by international classification at USPTO

I am trying to get list of granted patents searched by class at http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/search-adv.htm I am trying the following string. Anybody have any Idea how to do this. icl/C07 AND ...
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Patent still in effect? [duplicate]

I am looking to make a patent about bacteriophages in dental products, however this patent already exists. Is this patent still in effect? Or is there another patent prohibiting me from patenting this ...
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Find a product using a given patent / Contact a patent owner

In a search for a specific tool, I found a patent describing exactly what I need. However, I couldn't find any tool on the market using the technology it describes. What can I do? Is there a way to ...
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i need help for us patent 1816592 [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: [US1816592][1] I would like to know if this patent is active and if I can possibly re patent it
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How do I re-patent a product similar to one that's had its patent expire?

In reference to the patent: US5809590 It appears as though this patent is expired, and I wish to re-patent a similar product. How do I go about doing this?
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Can bacteria be patented?

In reference to the patent: WO2013050792A1 How can bacteria be patented? It is not an "invention" whatsoever.
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what is date of patent, when does it expire? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US4497792 what date does this patent expire
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Patent US 9,200,185 B2 vs. US 8,865,824 B2

In reference to the patent: US 8,865,824 B2 How is this invention different than US 9,200,185 B2?

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