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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? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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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automatic tyre inflation system [on hold]

In automatic tyre inflation ,when the compressed air is connected to the tyre via tubes.the tubes get twisted when the tyre rotates.so , how can we tackle the problem.
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Fetch data from url and show in listview [on hold]

hello guys i am new in android and learning android myself now i am learning about JSONParsing i read about this but now i want to know that how can be code in Jsonparsing for fetching the data from ...
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Do you agree invalidation based on obviousness of combining and extending prior art RE: US6237127 [on hold]

Do you agree with USPTO PTAB decision to invalidate this patent based on prior art and obviousness ? ...
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are these cannulas for a deviated septum availible? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US20080216841 how can i get one of these canulas? i struggle to breathe cuz my nose collapses, i try to keep buying sleep right nasal dilator but it doesnt work too well ...
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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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Unlocking the Pushbutton Lock [closed]

I bought a house that have the Pushbutton Lock (US.PAT.6,145,355 6,272,889 4,936,894) - but the previous owners did not supply the code. I have the little screwdriver but that does not help if I ...
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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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Why is the mass of 9-mer-resin 76.6g in [0043] when it is 133g in [0042]? For University Design Project [closed]

I came across this patent for a university engineering design project. Why is the mass of 9-mer-resin 76.6g in [0043] when it is 133g in [0042]? There does not seem to be any reaction between [0042] ...
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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 much is this baseball cap worth today? [closed]

good condition. has scratches and what now, maybe a little fading but other than that, it's in GrEaT shape
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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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1answer
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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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Theft of the Ideas during patent application

I have heard that the Ideas for the Patents are stolen by the patent registering body itself. Is it right?
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Albet Balln's “Indicator” patent

In reference to the patent: US922238 How can I obtain high-resolution images of his diagrams? These are wanted for a biographical sketch to be published in DEAF LIFE.
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Prior art after patent granted

Can you submit a claim for prior art after a patent is issued or can prior art be used to protect a business against patent infringement ?
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Patent rights / protection if using device prior to patent

If someone was granted a patent for a device you have used as your primary business prior to them filing the patent , can you continue business without paying a licensing fee . Is there a ...
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Withdraw an Issued Patent

If I have suddenly realized that my issued patent infringed an earlier issued patent, and I have been notified by the original inventor of this infringement, even though my patent was granted, what ...
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Am I allowed to use a published algorithm which is an improvement to a patented algorithm?

In a current project (which might see commercial use in the futere) I need to track people and objects in camera images. A little bit of research brought up the "Discriminative Scale Space Tracker" ...
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Patent before beta release in India

Is it necessary to patent an idea or innovation before a beta version is released in India?

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