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US8214361 B1 How can it be considered not obvious?

In the field of IR I was considering US8214361 B1: if I can resume the claims in two words the invention is a search engine interface that not only provides a set of results but also a set of ...
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Does the application of a new, patented material into an existing frame (eg window screen) warrant a new use patent?

reference: WO2012149090A2 Specifically, the material is already protected under a patent; but the application of putting a screen-like material into a window frame is old...
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Method to request reexamination of patent for instructional video

I am in the process of filing a reexamination request for patent 8,605,152: Method and apparatus for yoga class imaging and streaming. Under what grounds would I challenge a patent for an ...
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Is it obvious even though no one is doing it?

I have an idea. I'm debating with myself whether or not it is obvious. I don't see any evidence of anyone else in the industry doing it. Before I begin doing it I'd like to secure a patent if ...
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Does the US patent laws limit patent applications on “obviousness to a professional”?

In Swedish patent law, there's a clear statement that for an application to be approved, the solution that it provides can't be "obvious to an industry professional". Meaning that, given the state of ...