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Owner: Green Electric Heat and Cool

Is this for real, or is it merely an elaborate spoof, similar to the radio drama about a supposed invasion from Mars? If it claims to increase compression-cycle efficiency by adding heat between the ...
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Possible prior art for US2014/0270216 (“SINGLE-CHANNEL, BINAURAL AND MULTI-CHANNEL DEREVERBERATION”, Tsilfidis/Kokkinis, Accusonus):

Combining a first reverberation estimate with a second reverberation estimate derived from the coherence was presented in "Model-Based Dereverberation Preserving Binaural Cues" (Jeub et al. 2010). All ...
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Waste collection system and a method for assembling a waste collection system CA2744818 A1

I don't understand why this application CA2744818 A1 can become a patent. the Finland company LASSILLA & TIKANOJA Oy has commercialized this concept a few years ago in a product called Fin-Bin ...
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Can I write “our patented solution” for patent pending?

My boss wants me to use that phrase, but I'm reluctant as "patented" infers that the technology has already been granted a patent, whereas "patent pending" which is clearer. I referred to our ...
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Is this a possible patent infrigment? - publicly disclosed by different author before patent presentation date?

Jeff Skierka Designs post in facebook in may 2012 Dosen't this public display of the same idea by a different author before the presentation date of this publication constitutes nulifies this patent ...
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Is this patent really novel?

Are these patents vetted from their Chinese translations because just from the text I don't see how the sensor is any more novel than temperature sensors since ages??
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what are the possible reasons for this application [ Application number US 13/652,725 ] to be REJECTED under US Patent Laws ?

what are the possible reasons for this application [ Application number US 13/652,725 ] to be REJECTED under US Patent Laws ? Publication number US20130093892 A1 Publication type Application ...
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Recognition of a road illumination

I'M TRYING TO FIND SOME PRIOR ARTS ABOUT THIS APPLICATION BELOW : Publication number US20130093892 A1 Publication type Application Application number US 13/652,725 Publication date Apr 18, ...
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How can you renew an expired patent?

ive been researching on how to renew an expired patent and all i get for results are maintenance fees for patents filed on or after December 12th 1980. I am hoping someone would have an idea or an ...
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Gustave F Ockrassa is my great-grandfather

Gustave F Ockrassa is my great-grandfather as well and I would like to know if there are any other patents under his name and the status of this existing patent. Never knew this existed and would ...
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Marcotting device patent 20100205862 [on hold]

I'm 36 years old and I live in Australia and I came up with the same idea as yourself but only 2 years later. I am wondering if you would sell me the rights for your marcotting device patent.
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Questions about patent laws and their implementation [on hold]

How could I market out my idea to companies that could implement my idea nation wide?
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How long after a patent gets a FINAL REJECTION does it appear as such on Google Patents?

How long after a patent gets a FINAL REJECTION does it appear as such on Google Patents or before the final rejection is made public?
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Possible US court sanctions over EU company in software patent infringment case

What are the possible sanctions from US court if a EU company decides that continuing software patent litigation is useless but is not willing to make a deal with accusing party. In other words ...
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Ideas on how to do patent searching

I'm a newbie and I'm hoping to get some pretty interesting ideas from you guys about patent searching and the different tools and techniques I can use.
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Ortery Technologies Object VR turntable claims

There are at minimum 12 manufactures currently producing and selling systems identical to what Ortery Technologies, Inc. has listed in its claims (US20070172216). There are current systems on the ...
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Developing something similar. How do i get mine patented with this patent in place

I am developing something identical to this system. it does have differences and additions but the base network and sensing devices are similar. how would i get a patent if mine is the same idea but ...
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When will this be incorporated in the design of modern cars? [on hold]

Considering this concept has been around so long, when will it be incorporated in the design of modern cars?
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Combinations of independent options creating exponentially numerous claims

I'm writing a provisional patent which has many variations. Several of the properties that make up a number of dependant claims are independent of one another. If I do one claim for every combination ...
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USPTO Citation referring to a dysfunctional invention

Earlier this year I submitted a utility patent application at the USPTO in respect of a manual cutting device for which I recently received the first Office Action. The report of the examiner includes ...
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Isn't this prior art

In the patent application US20070040653, it appears that patent US20060187055 "Containers including radio frequency shielding" might be prior art. Is this the case? EDIT A method of preventing ...
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Patent on common sense? [on hold]

How can you patent common sense? Patent issuer is lazy and needs to go get a job instead of trying to scam people for using a process used for decades and considered by many to be "common sense" here ...
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Point of Sale Infringement [on hold]

With the app Dash which allows you to pay your bar tab via mobile device/point of sale system, can someone produce an app that uses pos as well, without infringing on their patent.
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Patent question [on hold]

Does this patent still exist in the market place? Is it still active? I have an exact design that I would like to move forward with and want to contact the patent holder and see if they will grant it ...
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Practicality of the Patent [on hold]

I went through the paper and found it very impressive.It could be of great importance if it could be applied in solving the present problems encountered with the ceramic pulley lagging in the ...
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What exactly does “Copyright (c) 2014” mean on site footers? [on hold]

And what happens if it's not updated upon new year? (e.g. (c) 2012)
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Is this patent valid?

Is the patent Usd471730 valid? This is the polyprop chair but the patent is quite recent, much more so than the chair's invention in 1963. I am puzzled.
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jaundice treatment [closed]

for the past one and half years i am having jaundice. I have consulted the doctor and has been taking medicine for the past one year under the doctors advice. My BiliBurin count is 4.0 at present but ...
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Want to know may i appy for the patent or not

I have made one inspire-able sentence which is very helpful in living life for inspiration, because with the help of inspiration everything is possible. So shall i apply and get the patent for that ...
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Is a 1954 patent still worth anything?

I recently came across a patent of my Uncle's from 1954, and I'm wondering whether it could be worth anything today. I believe it has to do with time navigation in the ocean. How can I find out ...
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Feasibility for industrial implementation [on hold]

1) How effective is the Recycling options through this Process on account of environmental sustainability? 2) What resources are required along with cost implication for industrial implementation ?
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Is this manufactured yet? [on hold]

I'm looking to do something similar to this (patent application US20140128171) , but I have seen the golf balls with GPS tracking inside. What I want to do to make it different is make it compatible ...
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Has the U.S. obtained patents for other potentially deadly organisms in the past and what were they? [on hold]

What were the outcomes on these diseases? Did these patents ultimately provide profit for any drug companies?
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Application refused

Can someone else copy, use and sell or import the subject-matter contained in la refused app? Is a refused app part of prior art?
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Former employer wants a patent assignment

I used to work for company A, and during my employment, company A filed a patent application (to my knowledge, no patent has been issued yet) and I was listed as an inventor. While employed by company ...
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Utility Patent enforcing

Who has the right to enforce patent us7503696 I imported a product from China that is sold on ebay and amazon and many trade shows. Now a company in the US is threatening to close me down due to ...
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Is it possible that this patent covers every possible board type, due to its possibly ambiguous wording?

The patent is https://www.google.com/patents/US20110201238. Would that patent preclude any sort of electric motor with a jet drive system from being created for stand-up paddle boards? It mentions ...
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Application Status

From the site patentscope.wipo.int I searched for a publication #. The site made a find and when I clicked on the publication # the header had only five tabs on the header. “National Biblo. Data”, ...
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Art from US Patent prevent patent in other countries?

My design patent was filed on Jul. 19, 2013, in the United States. I received some bad advice and did not file for an EU patent (huge market potential for my product there.) So I was wondering, if ...
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Re-file a Patent deemed Abandoned?

Can you re-file a patent for an idea that has a status of "Abandoned -- Failure to Respond to an Office Action"? Can you do this even if you didn't originally file the patent? Thanks in advance.
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How can a license be obtain to use this patent? [duplicate]

How do you go about obtaining rights to this patent from Ford?
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USA Patent to South Africa

How do I get a USA patent product rights to South Africa? The product is not yet on the market here.
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I file for a patent in Canada and US. if someone files a patent in China before me, can I still 'publish' idea in China?

Assume I made an invention and I filed a provisional application for patent in Canada and US and follow up by filing a non-provisional application for patent within a few months. If someone files a ...
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Can someone copy my idea If i released and filed a patent first but the patent isn't approved yet?

So apparently it can take years for a patent to be approved. Assume I make an invention and file a provisional application for patent right after the invention is public. Is it okay and possible for ...
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Inventor Improves own Patent issued 6 months ago

The inventor is improving his or her own patent within one year, so previous work would not be considered prior art, and the inventor uses a traditional format in claims for a new patent, reciting ...
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Inventor"s Improvement Patent of his own Issued Patent

Inventor wants to file improvement patent on his own patent , there are newly discovered structural components and can justify their novelty. Inventor has been warned about Jepson claims, but in this ...
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EP 1544461A1 , A questionable modified prior art,

When this application first published on Google? The published application on Google is identical to published on EPO, and both are greatly different from what is on reputable USPTO, which cited the ...
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CALL FOR PRIOR ART: EP1668450B1

The Claim 1 of EP1668450B1 looks very broad to be valid: A method for controlling one or more of resource-consumption and resource-production associated with a plurality of remote devices, the method ...
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Real Time Implementation to prevent Railway Accidents By Eye Blinking Measurement

I am pursuing my Ph.D. On the above Title. I need suggestion to make it as a patent, but I am not able to trace the new idea. As lots of work has been done in this particular image processing concept. ...
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How did this patent on illuminated coolers pass prior art?

So I came here from Shark Tank, these guys obtained a patent covering an LED illuminated cooler. Cooler with LED lighting (US8511846) Initially I had suspected that they got it by claim stuffing ...

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