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Prior art on US8817652

In reference to the patent: US8817652 Radius, TACACS and Diameter protocols 'stream' CDRs (Start, interim and stop records) to a (billing) server. Cisco VoIP routers, for example, had this ...
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Sweeping claims, patentability

I have an invention let's say a tea pot. I saw a patent with sweeping claims about tea pots. This specific patent is a tea pot that needs a lid to boil and I came up with a tea pot that doesn't need ...
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About use of this tecnology for indoor plant growing [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US20060138447 Is being currently marketed on ebay as a full spectrum led, suitable for indoor plant growing. has this aplication been proven? or is it just that seller's ...
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Original Patent document

In reference to the patent: US925691 Dear Sirs, The gentleman referenced as the inventor, and holder of this patent, is my Great Grandfather - Glyndon Abraham Freer. I have a copy of the original ...
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Can I build something that use technology mentioned in a pending patent?

I am working on a startup idea. While I am looking for existing technologies and competitors, I found a patent filed but not granted. It has similar (but different) technology, but was never built nor ...
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Questionable merit

In reference to the patent: WO2013106750A1 The main idea in this patent application is based on the work of Santosa "A level-set approach for inverse problems involving obstacles", published in ...
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What does this sentence mean in an Office Action?

I recently received an Office Action from the USPTO containing the following sentence: Upon allowance of a generic claim, applicant will be entitled to consideration of claims to additional ...
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Almost same method but different end result

I have an idea for an message encryption method that is almost identical to another patent. However, that patent states that it uses only characters to encrypt the text while mine uses a hexadecimal ...
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How to sell or license this patent? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US8600692 How to sell or license this patent? To who should I address this offer?
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How much does it cost to file and obtain a patent? Who pays the patent costs?

How much does it cost to file and obtain a patent? Who pays the patent costs? What is the price range for a professionally written patent.
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Who buys patents in a company? [closed]

Would the president buy or the purchasing person? I would like to know since I am having trouble selling one.
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Is this prior art or not? When a CCA-NC license precedes?

In reference to the patent: US20140120196 Isn't is called prior art when a design presented under Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license is patented? Even the youtube video of ...
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KIB 500 [GB0705557.7] 16th July 2008

are there any 'live' patents on this product, patented in UK [GB0705557.7] on 16th July 2008? regards PGB
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Next due date Recurring payment express checkout [closed]

I have created a recurring payment profile with the help of express checkout (codeigniter liberary). The problem is that, one a first payment done it wont show me the next due date. and sometime ...
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Is this actually being trialled or used [closed]

In reference to the patent: US20150173669 Is this in use and what EEG devices do you use or connect to ?
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Patent. What is the paris convention What are the principal features of the paris convention?

What is the paris convention and What are the principal features of the paris convention?
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Using You Tube Video Be used prior patent art? [duplicate]

45 down vote favorite 4 I'm trying to determine whether there is evidence that definitively confirms that a YouTube video can be submitted as prior art. If there is an example of one being used as ...
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Is it better to make a provisional patent or a regular patent first

I am trying to patent something. Should I write a provsional patent first or write a patent first?
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How do I know if I am infringing a patent?

1 down vote favorite 1 I am developing a 3D modeling application. How can I know what is considered as part of the sketchup patent? The extrude tool is obviously common to all 3D modeling softwares, ...
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How similar does a provisional and a non-provisional patent have to be?

I prefer to not spend a lot of money before I see if it has any value so I would like to file a provisional patent on my own. The basic invention takes some data from inputs encodes it in a certain ...
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Scope of continuation design patent

Suppose that an application for design patent A is allowed, and prior to the issue of A, a continuation application for patent B is filed, and prior to the issue of patent B, yet another continuation ...
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Obtaining Design Patent on expired similar design patent

I have designed and manufactured a sport goggle similar, but not identical to expired (or non-renewed) patent 4176410. My goggles have a different style, configuration (pointed edges vs squared), ...
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Scope issue: “Automated” vs “Software supported”

There's this granted patent in which its Claim 1 specifies "A method of automated control..." whereas the Background section specifies "More specifically, the present invention relates to ...
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Is there a custom or policy of obfuscating dangerous details in patents?

I was reviewing an expired U.S. patent for a clever industrial process that is sufficiently dangerous that it should not be attempted by people not skilled in the art. Throughout the patent, ...
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The Royalties of the Pencil Ferrule [closed]

Riddle me this: If every single wooden pencil that I have ever come across has a shiny ferrule just below the eraser, does that mean with every pencil created, Mr. Ostrowski, the inventor, receives a ...
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Financial status and Goals? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US201501192110. Whats it look like? Whats the material? Any sells? Is it in any stores? Whats the marketing Strategy? Any direct links to Expanding Nationally and ...
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Is this patent granted ? or rejected?

Is this patent granted ? Why it is showing publication type as application ? how can we know whether a patent is granted based on below information ? Publication number DE102014225855 A1 Publication ...
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Name of the Procedure to transfer 3rd party patent rights to myself

My company's former contractor stole confidental information from me and filed a patent for it. I had filed a patent for the same invention but few months before him. USPTO issued final rejection ...
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Error found in a reference [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: EP2577642A2 The equation [0058] doesn't match with the DH regular transform matrix element. 1x2
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Why is the patent of Rain Design's mStand laptop stand not violated by a similiar product by AmazonBasics

In reference to the patent: USD559850 In an article on bloomberg titled "Got a Hot Seller on Amazon? Prepare for E-Tailer to Make One Too" Harvey Tai, general manager of Rain Design Inc, a company ...
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Was this patent granted? If not, what were the objections?

In reference to the patent: US20020156645 It appears this patent was never granted. I see that the application was late by a day - a year had already elapsed since the provisional, but that may not ...
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Artificial Pollination of Adenium

The method of artificial pollination of Adenium has been popular in Taiwan for a long time, and there are other similar artificial pollination methods. How can I bring my concerns to the attention of ...
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0answers
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I found Great Grandfather's patents

I found my Great Grandfather, Morgan Doniphan Bollinger's patents from the early 1900s: #1,151,561 and #1,355,638. Is there any way to get good copies of them? The first of them is still in use, ...
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Using electronics from other phones

There is a patent pending on my idea and was about to try and build another one only using real phone electronics and other electronics. Typically this has to be perfect so I will start by using an ...
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Mark as patented what is unpatentable

This question is similar to this one, but not speaking of an offense. What will happen if one marks his product that it is patented, having no patents at all. E.g. one is having written a patent ...
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Proir Art From The 1990s

In reference to the patent: US7403392 http://www.electronics-cooling.com/1996/05/direct-liquid-immersion-cooling-for-high-power-density-microelectronics/ Prior art? You kidding me? This patent was ...
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how many times this patent has been cited until now?

In reference to the patent: US2708656
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Utility patent prohibiting against certain content

Suppose a claim in a patent reads: A method of custom quotation for manufacture of a part, the method comprising: ... using a processing device automatically generating a ...
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Patenting a game idea in India

I am having an idea related with a game, and I'd like to get it patented. I am a resident from India. If I patent this gaming idea in my country, would it be valid in an international level, so that ...
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Is my work infringing/violating this patent?

My name is Steven and i'm based in UK. I wanted to ask if my work on Chrome extension is infringing/violating this patent:US20130132904or US8869068 by any chance? ...
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Avoid infringement by replacing a specific component

Suppose the Claim 1 of a patent is as follows: An assembly comprising: ...; a threaded nut positioned at least partially within the housing such that the nut is fixed against rotation ...
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Does patenting a smartphone app protect you?

If you have an idea for a smartphone app, how does a patent protect you from others writing the same or similar smartphone app? And when does a patent fall short of protecting your idea?
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patent overdue or not? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20090211134 We wish to know, whether this patent is overdue now or not. How can we learn it? Normally, the patent owner has applied for examination in 2010. But how can ...
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Provisional Patent Filed Right Before Mine

I have been slowly developing a product for the last couple of years but my major hold up has been the legal side of things since I do not have the start-up funds. I decided to write the provisional ...
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US 6067803 A is this patent valid in India?

I would like to know untill when is this patent is valid? Is this patent applicable to India?
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Non-Stick Oven Crisper Trays [duplicate]

any friends can help to answer if the non-stick oven crisper trays have patent? or even patent pending? thanks advance for your answer.
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Is it always okay to market a product that was patented 20+ years ago?

My understanding of the system under US patent law is that after 20 years, the patented process or device can be freely produced and sold by anyone. Is this always true? Is it legally safe to, say, ...

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