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Can I patent a document camera stand?

Can a document camera stand be patented? Specifically I'm thinking of a stand that would be used in a classroom and incorporate a computer tablet to make it work. Any particular brand of tablet and ...
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What is the invention in this patent?

http://www.google.com/patents/US7400295 This is a granted patent for "identification of objects". The authors seem to think that it protects their online and mobile plant classification tool: http://...
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Can an encrypted publication be prior art?

If a description of an invention is published in an encrypted form, can it still count as prior art? (If the encryption key is later released).
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I would like to have more information regards to this inevntion [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20090139125 How can i get in contact with William Haubrich?
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What happend to this? [closed]

Why is there no such machine to buy on the market? In reference to the patent: US6630806
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Is it Legal to make an artificial kidney despite the patent?

In reference to the patent: US7083653 Does this mean that Charles Jennings is the only one able to make an artificial kidney? If one is to use a personal design is that legal?
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Can I use an invention that has not been granted a patent?

What I'm trying to do is to use a technology or "invention" for my own invention. In other words I want to use that technology for my own purpose and invention to get completely different results. ...
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Who is in control of the patent?

If an inventor and co-inventors are related to a certain patent, who control's the rights our anything related to the invention? The inventors or the co-inventors? I want to understand the position/...
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new use for a known patented invention

You obtain a patent which is a new use for an existing patented invention. The patent of the existing patent is still in force and valid. If you want to use your patent, do you have to get a license ...
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Buying IP from your employer

I've been working on an interesting image processing project at work. I've finally gotten the program to the point that it works, however my employer has put the project on hold due to lack of funds. ...
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What is the inventive step in CA2726258A1?

In reference to the patent: CA2726258A1, "Anti-tumoural effects of cannabinoid combinations". It looks like this patent application was actually a report done on a study about the efficacy of using ...
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Would a Google+ public posting be considered an invention disclosure?

If I post my idea, in detail, even with drawings, on a public Google+ post, would that be considered to be an accurately dated disclosure? It seems it would establish the dates of invention, both ...