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“Undue experimentation” - why isn't the patent office more demanding to minimise it (e.g. provide parts list)?

The majority of the patents I've looked at read to me as outlines of research projects rather than detailed descriptions of how to make something. (I am a person of ordinary skill in the art; I have a ...
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USPTO provisional application and then publishing a scientific paper. Any derivation proceedings risk?

I'm developing a new Information Retrieval model and software and I'd like to submit a provisional application to USPTO and just after that to publish a paper on a scientific journal or on a website. ...
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Can I discuss my idea with experts?

I have many ideas in the past... and I've failed many of them. But I have a newer idea that believe could hold some value, would rather take an experts opinion on the idea to disprove it or find what ...
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How to I preserve my ability to file a patent when submitting a grant application?

I have a novel idea for a therapeutic target. I am planning to submit a grant to the NIH to fund research which will help test whether this target is as promising as I believe it to be. I am concerned ...
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Why is claim 10 not sufficiently disclosed in sildenafil application?

In EP 0 702 555, claim 1 states "The use of compound of formula (1) (1) [...]for the manufacture of a medicament for the curative treatment of impotence." So the claim, and claims 2-9 therein, ...