For questions relating to "novelty," as related to patents. Specifically, the bar for novelty in patents and patent applications, and interpretations thereof.

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Inventor improves own Patent issued 8 months ago

Inventor files new patent improving his own work in recently issued patent; uses novel new components and some existing components, can prove advantages. In the original patent issued inventor used ...
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Can it be a patent?

I have an Indian (utility) patent pending (filed in November 2014) for a process related to improved aircraft engine type/class. I am thinking of filing a PCT International application for the same (...
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Existing Patent's Application Usages

I have an idea which is very close to an existing patent CN 103839021 A. However, its application and working is completely different than what is mentioned in that patent. I came across the section ...
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Can this patent be rejected?

I have an Indian (utility) patent pending (filed in November 2014) for a process related to improved aircraft engine type/class. I am thinking of filing a PCT International application for the same (...
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prior art for US 20150079942

In reference to the patent: US20150079942 I am looking for prior art for US patent application 20150079942. I believe this invention has overly broad claims. According to me invention has not at ...
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If priority from a PCT app. is claimed in a non-contracting state, which is published prior to the date of filing of the new app, then?

would really appreciate if someone could help out. A client claimed priority from a PCT application in a non-contracting state. The publication date of the PCT application was prior to the filing ...