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what should be the major sections of a software patent application?

Anything else other than the list at the bottom? I have to do a lot of software patent applications for a hi-tech startup. Management wants 100 this year. For software patents of our embedded ...
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explaining the theory that undergoes an invention in patent description?

I have a question about explaining the theory that undergoes an invention: should it be exposed in patent application (Description) and if yes how? For what I have seen patent documents are not ...
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Can I file US provisional patent, and publish the invention, then file for PCT after that? For how long can it be legal?

I will file provisional patent, then publish it. Can I file PCT application after that based on US provisional priority date? If yes, what is the maximum time I can have before filing PCT ...
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Continuation to Divisional

An application is being filed as a continuation application. After filing that can it be changed to a Divisional applicaiton at a later stage?
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Generation of patent ideas

Is there any way to find out if a patent application is connected to results from a hackathon? For example, it has been said that DropBox, Inc. filed two patent applications (password strength meter, ...
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Is a mathematical method an embodiment, or a ramification?

I am applying for a patent on a method to allocate transportation resources (e.g. trucks) among loads. Central to the patent is a (very simple) mathematical formula, into which I plug some variables ...
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What is the cost of producing the patent invention?

We are looking to possibly license and commercialize the patent. We are wondering about the cost of construction of the invention?
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When will this patent be availabe for clinical application by healthcare professionals?

I am a healthcare professional (RMT) in Ontario with many patients who come to me concerned with their cellulite. I also educate the public about cellulite and provide treatments geared ...
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patent 6450338 production of patented item

is this currently being produced for the public? I found a small sample unit with the patent and could not find it for sale anywhere.
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Regarding the formula in the patent

The formula that is used in the patent for the no of ampere turns of the new field windings which is: √(C^2+E^2 ) and even the formula for the angle, does both of these have any ...
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Is it enough to send a scanned copy of the oath as a PDF file?

I am under the impression that online filing of patent applications is paper-free, i.e., I am not required to send any physical document to the USPTO, but sending all documents as PDF files is OK. ...