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Coverage and risk of ImageWare patents

I'm planning to create a biometric time attendance software but stumbled upon ImageWare Systems Inc. patents. Namely 7298873. I did some research and found couple reports on company: pumpstopper and ...
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Micro Entity Technicality

Budgetary concerns require me to file my patent applications under micro entity status. I meet all requirements. However, one cannot submit more than five (maximum four previous) applications at the ...
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Should this patent list prior art associated with it?

In reference to the patent: US5795630 Should this patent have prior art associated with it? I do not know if the patent exists, but the toy in the following link is the same shape/design as the ...
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Question About Osseointergration [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US6039568 It has been documented that one of the factors that affect Osseointegration is the Primary stability during the initial placement. In your tooth shaped ...
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Is this patent still up to date?

In reference to the patent: US20160108345
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Calculateur whith a new chart than the Kelvin degre whith more precision [on hold]

Je désire être la seule et unique auteure de la formule d'un thermomètre plus précis que le Kelvin. Je demande l'aide d'un mathématicien pour confirmer ma formule mathématique pour connaitre les ...
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What does it mean when a national patent out of a european patent gets contested

Lets assume that someones owns a national patent. Then he registers a european patent with the priority of his national patent. Later in a different state of the european union the patent gets ...
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Seems like overwhelming prior art and lack of novelty, could this actually get patented?

In reference to the patent: US20140207263 I ran across this patent application in a google search and can't help but be dismayed that someone is actually trying to patent this. Is this a patent troll?...
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I have an idea of a casino side bet, but i am being told i can not patent it

i have been thinking of creating a side bet for a popular casino game, i understand it is a very hard market to break through i have met with around 3/4 IP advisors and IP Attorneys and they have all ...
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this patent is only an idea, how can this qualify for patent protection?

there is nothing specific, application or product behind it and only describes generic use of a formula. the whole patent boils down to an idea of using math to do something on a computer that the ...
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Does this patent not encompass the sale and use of the vast majority of cognition supplements on the market?

In reference to the patent: CA2905903A1 Does this patent mean any and all supplements with any combination of the listed ingredients sold with the intention of improving cognition must be given ...
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Is the slide out deck application currently being produced and sold for profit? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US6869092 Is the slide out deck application currently being produced and sold for profit? If so by what manufacturer(s)? If not, why?
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Has the RV sliding patio concept (patent: US4413855) been developed into a product sold for profit? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US4413855 Has this patent concept lead to a product that has sold and/or is it currently being made and sold by rv manufacturers or by aftermarket companies? If so, who? ...
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Is this patent still in effect and inforced?

In reference to the patent: US5488743 Good morning, I hope all is well. I was looking through this patent and I see that the maintenance fees have lapsed. Does this mean the patent is not in effect ...
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effect on tube due to varying voltage [on hold]

by dimming the light does the power if really consumed? and doesnt it effect on life of that tube? As the light is controlled, voltage should constantly vary as the light varies. It may effect the ...
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Do figures need to be in a sensible order?

Is it strictly necessary to arrange figures in a sensible order? Or can I simply append drawings to the end as I think of them?
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What are all the things you need for a provisional patent?

I am new to the patenting world, and I am a little confused about how to go about applying for a provisional patent. How in depth do I need to be about my idea? Do I need supplemental drawings, and if ...
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How Is This Patent Possible? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US9280746 Well, I have never seen so much psychiatric and medical fraud in all my life!How long did this fraud take to put together?!I am curious. I wonder if I can get a ...
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my name not shown in this patent [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20150336799 I am also one of the inventor in this patent, but my name is not shown in online, plz help me
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Will will this design take the Coriolis Effect into account? [closed]

The Coriolis Effect will cause the elevator to bend if constructed on the equator. How will this be taken into effect, even with the gyroscopes? In reference to the patent: US20100163683
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Regarding the usage of this process in my industry

In reference to the patent: WO1998038266A1, is this process patented in all the countries, around the world? Or just in China and USA? I'm planning of using this in India. Do I have right to use this? ...
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What is a method, what is a system, and what are the differences?

Very strange but I have researched this all over the web and so far have found no answer to this question. I even asked the law firm that is writing my patent application and they have hedged on the ...
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Does it need an electric power source to operate? [closed]

In reference to the patent: WO2015004544A1 You've mentioned that the Peltier pile only generate 5mV from the temperature difference provided by the hand contact. You also mentioned that you use ...
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Application US20140276230: The word in google patent is garbled and PDF cannot be download

Application US20140276230 Poroelastic dynamic mechanical analyzer for determining mechanical properties of biological materials. The word of this patent is garbled and the PDF cannot be download ...
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Using a US-patented invention in Canada

Are there any limitations or processes for using a patent in Canada that is registered only in the US? Are there any liability issues? Would I be infringing?
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Is submitting a document falsely claiming that an inventor is not reachable illegal?

An associate of mine and I jointly filed a patent, through my current employer. I was required to sign an assignment agreement when I started as a condition of employment. My friend worked for the ...
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Are these patents unreasonably broad? US20130158984A1, US20130151240A1, US20130198196A1

There's a patent that's been granted and now owned by LinkedIn, that appears to cover any and all permutations of a computer automatically validating something. Patents US20130158984A1, ...
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Air Freshener Dispenser Lid; D 641, 464

Any information, prior to 2011, which may invalidate this design patent: D 641 464; Title: Air Freshener Dispenser Lid In addition to Air Freshener lids, possibly jar lids, wheel stencils, shower ...
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question about patent expiration

In reference to the patent: US5829213 How long is this patent in the U.S. and how do you know if it is still valid?
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Contact info for patent holder [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20130000482 How do I contact the patent holder, Joseph C. Kopchick? Thank you Chris bud.weiserstein@yahoo.com
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Will I have freedom to operate considering prior art cited by examiner?

http://www.google.com/patents/US7840300 https://www.behance.net/gallery/4027391/UF-Engineer-Develops-Full-Color-3D-Scanning-Microscope I call this a "Full Spectrum Lapidary 3D Image Scanner and ...
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Request for explanation in easy words

In reference to the patent: US8463238 What does this patent claim? Could someone please explain the scope of this patent in plain English?
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making and selling protected patent

I meant to produce a tool in China and that the product is for sale in a European Union. I learned that this tool patented and now I have a problem to realize my idea. A company that can make that ...
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fabricated data in the patent application

I am aware of the presence of fabricated data in a patent application. Whom should I report? What are the consequences to the reporter and the applicant?
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Broad application applies to longstanding software capability

In reference to the patent: US20150058243 This application is overly broad and would presume to cover long standing job search and matching capabilities used by large providers such as Monster.com; ...
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Who sold and who purchased patent #4131769

I am the inventor of patent 4131769. When I lost my home in 1990,my patent certificate was left behind. I didn't know my patent number until 2007, when I found my patent the Internet. I've been trying ...
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Post PCT publication: National phase claim amendment

I filed the national phase patent application (India) in oct 2014 and had amended the national phase application before applying for PCT. Later, I applied to PCT with the same amended application. I ...
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if I can make and sell this patent? Is expired ban since it's in a patented more than 50 years? Please s response to me? Thank you

if I can make and sell this patent? Is expired ban since it's in a patented more than 50 years? Please s response to me? Thank you Pat 2892491
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This patent seems to be prior art to a patent listed in this Indegogo project?

In reference to the patent: US7798499 Jurni ultimate sit on carry on suitcase Which invention infringes the other? In other words is the Jurni developed in CA 2000 unreferenced prior art to ...
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The Application Data Sheet 37 CFR 1.76 form (aia0014.pdf) does not allow me to sign

I am trying to sign the PDF form aia0014.pdf. It states that signing is enabled but placing saved content is not. I have downloaded both Adobe Reader 11 and Adobe Reader DC, but the sign tools are ...
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When does this patent expire?

In reference to the patent: US4984987 When does this patent expire does this device https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/CE-Approved-CPR-and-AED-Training_698123048.html infringe on this patent?
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Invented something 10 years ago, if I change it a little can I patent it

I invented a, lets just call it a simple circuit board, 10 years ago. I sold about 2000 of these so they are in the public. The way I understand it is if you didn't patent it within the first year ...
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Am I reading this right? — the cost for a provisional patent application

Legal-speak is convoluted with words that have no conventional meaning and long-winded detail. I am unsure how much my provisional patent application will cost me. Click here and ead the table at ...
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How is a magazine article cited in a detailed description?

I am describing a modification of an existing optimizing algorithm as part of a method claim, and wish to avoid describing the details of the existing algorithm. What is the correct format for ...
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Prior art for “SEARCHING FOR AND FINDING DATA ACROSS INDUSTRIAL TIME SERIES DATA” US20160162543

GE recently filed for a patent on "searching for and finding data across industrial time series data". I am looking for prior art, as this seems overly broad. Specifically, claim 1 sounds like any ...
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What are the legal rights and royalties based on a recipe?

If someone (person D) taught said (person S) a recipe to make something and they have since used the recipe and came out with a product. Does the person D who taught them the recipe have any rights, ...
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How do I protect my rights to royalties as inventor when collaborating on a patent?

I have an idea for an invention that uses another company's invention. I called the owner and revealed the idea without disclosing how the invention would work. This technology is relatively new and I ...
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Micro Entity and Multiple Applications

I meet the criteria to be classed as a micro entity. However, there is one restriction that catches my attention: A micro entity may not have his/her name listed on more than four previous patent ...
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Legal actions and consequances

The referred to patent claims to have found a cure for aids , now as little as i know about patents they're not at all concerned with the effectiveness or scientific sounding of the methodology used ...
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Can I copy parts of applications that are not specific to the invention?

I've noticed that patent applications go through pains to describe widely understood concepts such as what is a computer or a mobile device. For instance this patent by Apple US 20150042819 A1 devotes ...

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