3
votes
0answers
9 views

What is the relationship between US20080195499 and Bitcoin?

In reference to the patent application: US20080195499 We found a patent that seems to cover sending and receiving funds via Bitcoin. I'm curious of how this might affect Bitcoin and existing ...
1
vote
2answers
10 views

Can I use exact same independent claim in a Continuation as my original granted patent, but with different dependent claims?

Can I use exact same independent claim in a Continuation patent that I used in my original issued patent, but with different dependent claims? For example, if my issued patent had independent claim ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Have your products come to market? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US20030026794 Have your enzyme based products been marketed yet? When does your patent expire? Does your patent prevent others from making topical formulations using ...
0
votes
1answer
4 views

Patent Design Public Domains

Company A obtained a design patent(unpublished)in 1990 which was granted and enforce. Company B during the enforcement period of 1995, decided to apply for a utility patent, using the methods of ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Network Protocol Conversion — Prior Art Request for US 2005/0220286 A1 (Verizon)

https://www.google.com/patents/US20050220286 The independent claim is drawn primarily to protocol conversion of the data link layer and the application layer of a communication without conversion of ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Did this ever receive a patent? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US7220121 Was there a patent ever issued and was this ever taken into production? What type of reaction within the industry were you met with? Thank you
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Was this ever produced? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US5913679 Was this ever taken into production? Was there a patent ever issued? If so, what type of reaction within the industry were you met with? Thanks
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Naming New Inventors when Converting a Provisional Patent to a Full Patent

If I file a provisional patent application in the US and then convert it to a full patent in 1 year, can I name additional inventors on that full patent application? *I am not sure if this is the ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

An obvious prior art… mobile phone

Shouldn't an obvious prior art of this claim be any smart phone / mobile phone with video screen, speaker and a port which load images for display? What is claimed is: An electronic media ...
1
vote
1answer
8 views

Prior Art search

What are the best way to search closest prior art and how to identify closest prior arts from prosecution file history for pharmaceutical patents.
-1
votes
0answers
9 views
0
votes
2answers
10 views
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How long did it take overall?

In reference to the patent: US7755660 How long did it take overall?
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Scope of a worldwide grant?

Wondering what the scope of a worldwide grant / transfer of all IP, either via an employment contract or explicit transfer is? I ask as a number of countries are not members of the WIPO, others have ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

CA law, and the implicit / explicit use of names and trademarks within a work / patent application [on hold]

Looking through the terms on a number of the App stores I note they include a requirement that a work does not include / display a registered mark or the name of an individual: whole or in part ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Do i need a patent after publicly releasing my product?

I have been working on a product for many years now by myself. I know that a Patent is to protect someone else stealing your ideas. But if I publicly release my product do I still need a Patent, or is ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Is this previously patented technology currently in use? [on hold]

This patent expired in 2013. It is 2015 and I want to know if this previously patented technology is currently in production and use in the aviation industry.
1
vote
0answers
19 views

What if statement about claims with effective filing date on or after March 16, 2013 is not submitted in time

CFR 1.78(a)(6) says that, if a non-provisional application claims the benefit of a provisional application filed before March 16, 2013 and contains, or contained at any time, a claim that has an ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

20130193063 A1 nonwoven felt [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20130193063 Is this patent (US20130193063 A1) valid?
0
votes
0answers
6 views

When will this Patent expire 5,669,982 [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US5669982
0
votes
0answers
8 views

prior art invalidation evidence from MIT class handouts

In reference to the patent: US7382862 Prior art seems to exist in MIT class notes http://web.mit.edu/22.09/ClassHandouts/Charged%20Particle%20Accel/CHAP09.PDF dated 5 March 2002
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Is patent US5400069 still active? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US5400069 I'm wondering if this patent is still active and what happends if this technology is used in the Netherlands, Europe. Regards, Guus
2
votes
1answer
18 views

What constitutes an invention?

In reference to the patent: US20140302201 The use of gum arabic in wine has been allowed for a long time (see the Codex Oeunolgic Statu) How is this invention an 'invention'?
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Mobile App Patent

I would like to know, if a basic search of patent database will give me an idea on whether my idea is patent-able? or I need to perform any specific patentiblity search?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Is this a plagiarizm?

In reference to the patent: US8950400 This looks like a plagiarized DE20213420 U1 (?) that could be found here: http://www.google.com/patents/DE20213420U1?cl=en The principle to use the venturi ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

How similar is US 8,943,201 to RFC 4033 (DNSSEC)?

Patent US8943201: Method for establishing encrypted channel primarily deals with securely resolving domain names to set up communications. The whole concept of secure domain names is encapsulated in ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Reference Error [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20060279423 Google has a reference error to: US7688544. Who can fix this erroneous reference?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Dependent claim from invalid independent claim

I'm following an Inter Partes Review where the petitioner is trying to invalidate every independent claim of a patent based on prior art. If this is successful, some dependent claims will remain. ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

how do you neutralize the side effects of an application of Temprid SC [closed]

I have had respiratory problems since getting my household belongings out of storage. I know they used Temprid SC to treat the units for bugs. I need to know how to nuetralize the insectide so it ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Why is there no requirement that a foreign entity manufactures / licenses and / or offer to sell in a territory?

Just wondering why there is no requirement for foreign entities seeking to patent an idea / technology in a territory be obliged to manufacture, license and / or offer to sell a product based on the ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Commercialization of 'Accountability System' Patent [closed]

In reference to the 'Accountability System' patent [https://www.google.com/patents/US20110119070], can the patent holder please comment as to whether this patent has been commercialized? If so, can ...
1
vote
2answers
27 views

I have a problem about the US Patent Examiner's requirement for the use of “a” rather than “the” in three of my claims

I am in the process of prosecuting a U.S. Patent application and have a concern regarding the way the examiner wants to change the wording of three of my claims. The examiner states that the claims ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Can someone really use all of these claims in a patent?

In reference to the patent: CA2721997A1 I was searching patents for removable arm chair covers and came across this one. The claims section seems ridiculous! According to the claims section, this ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Can I provide online prior art reference in my application

My invention is a better solution to existing problem. There are a few other patents and publication that tried to solve the same problem, but as far as I know none was implemented. Only known to me ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Isn't this patent just a specialization of patent US7644114 B2?

In reference to the patent: US8516220 The broader claims of patent US7644114 include the idea described int the later patent.
0
votes
2answers
29 views

What happened to dependent claims if referred independent claim rejected?

I have an independent claim in my application for software patent that could be rejected on grounds like "abstract idea". There are a few dependent claims with limitations that hopefully pass the bar. ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Which countries require a claim for using a PPA as priority date?

The book Patent It Yourself states: I recommend that your PPA contain at least one claim (to) prevent any challenge to your PPA by foreign patent offices for failure to claim the invention as of ...
2
votes
2answers
22 views

How can I determine the date of a patent sale?

My great grandmother Lizzie M. Adams sold her patent (number 680,106) to C. H. Munson in the early 1900s, I think. I have a newspaper article of the sale but no date.
0
votes
2answers
17 views

Would expired patents for Moissanite reduce jewelry prices?

According to Wikipedia, the patents for Moissanite expire in 2015. Does it mean that the Moissanite jewelry will become cheaper?
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Missing illustrations

In reference to the patent: WO2013153173A1 Where can I find illustrations for this patent?
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Will it achieve perpetual motion [closed]

In reference to the patent: WO2008121201A3
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Cost of using US 20100283630 A1 [closed]

what is the cost of using or renting US 20100283630 A1 for a university
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Cost of using or renting US 8279051 B2 [closed]

What is the cost of using this patent for a University?
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Prototype requirement and patent enablement wrt written description requirements

In reference to the patent: WO1997013970A1 Is this patent still active/ enforceable? I think this design is too similar to a detroit diesel 71 series uniflow engine. There are at least two other ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Why Large number of claims and figures are allowed and its Benefits?

In reference to the patent: US20120227389 How is it possible to apply and expect a grant with 353 claims and 545 figures? Why They are allowed? What are benefits? This person has granted patents ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

incorrect information in patent [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: WO2009094726A1 the patent claims that: "Finally the ScCDUP gene was amplified with the primers SEQ ID NO: 91 and SEQ ID NO: 92 from the plasmid pHHT-CDUP-ΔPF1 1_0037 ...
2
votes
0answers
10 views

Are Scottish/UK Patent Laws a lot different from US ones?

I am a little confused about the laws of patent in the UK and Scotland. for example; How would using the equipment of others, e.g. a company effect applying for a patent? If I was to tell someone ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Should I use math notation in a patent application in light of Alice decision.

I use some math notation in my software/method patent application to make the description precise. I am not claiming any mathematical operations. Could it be that just the usage of math notations ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

US8550406 - How can you patent something that exists?

How can someone patent something they didn't invent? Magnetic shielding is a science fiction mainstay. Even I have included this device in short stories written decades before this patent, and I ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Differentiate US8745544 from US8694923

In reference to the patent: US8745544, is there any difference from US8694923. If yes then what is the difference?

15 30 50 per page