“Patent pending” is a mark that can be included in the description of a product to indicate that some aspects of that product is covered by a patent application that has been filed, but not yet abandoned or granted.

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Re: “Ventura” Hair brush / Paddle Wings

My name is George Alan Lins Patricio And I need to get a copy of a patent pending / provisional patent of : "Ventura" Hair brush / Paddle Wings. It's been about 5 years, and I need to introduce ...
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how to perform high temperature high pressure treatment for fibers? [closed]

good day, we want to adapt the method done in the patent Flax fiber degumming process CN 103276456 A. thus we want to know if the HTHP treatment for fiber is a separate condition for chemical ...
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high temperature high pressure treatment [closed]

Based from what I have read, treatment of flax fiber with high temperature high pressure in the degumming process results to good physical and chemical properties of fiber. I just want to ask what ...
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How to find out if a patent has been awarded or abandoned?

Has this patent been awarded or is the patent still pending? It shows in the database as pending, but that was back in 2009. If the idea was abandoned, would the patent still be listed as pending?
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Is this patent (US20060098849 A1) still pending?

I do not know how to tell if the patent application was accepted or declined. I looked at the legal events on the Google Patents page but I don't understand what the information is saying.
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How do I verify that a patent pending claim is real?

Someone created an application that does something resembling an application I'm working on. He claims that his application has a pending patent, but does not mention the patent application number. ...
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What kind of provisional patent should I get if I want to sell internationally?

I have a product i'm looking to get out into the market soon and i'm unsure of what kind of provisional to get. I want to sell the product internationally. Anyone know how to go about this?
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Is it possible to publish an academic paper and file a patent simultaneously?

I have developed a new technology in the field of 3D positional audio. I have a working prototype. I've been working closely with a company specialising in acoustic simulation, and they have offered ...
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Please advise me on this patent

I am looking to start my own language services website in the near future. My site will possibly use the same method (explained below) as this site www.overcomethebarrier.com where they state here ...
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What type of patent do I need?

I have several ideas I want to develop prototypes on, get patent then pitch (license) idea to a manufacturer who has the manufacturing capabilities and distribution to bring product to market. My ...
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Is the Domino's Pizza Tracker actually patent pending?

4 years ago Domino's launched the "pizza tracker". It has since then said "Patent Pending" on the tracker image. Is this actually patent pending? Any chance they would actually get the patent? ...
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Has this patent (us20040116529) been issued?

Has this patent (us20040116529) been issued or is it still pending?
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Which is the best way to file a provisional application in the United States?

We are a group of researchers in Europe, interested in filling a provisional application for a patent regarding a device that we developed. What is the cheapest, fastest and more effective way to do ...
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How can I be sure that I'm not infringing on anyone's patents?

My friends and I wanted to create an online advertising service that would allow someone to create an advert, pay a one time fee, pay per click of the ad and have the ad displayed on our site and the ...
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What are the pros and cons of publicizing patents / patents pending?

Assuming a company will work on and submit its patents, independently of whether its patents / patents pending are publicized or not (e.g. in its software and website), are there real benefits in ...
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What should I know before using “Patent Pending” in my products/ website?

Some years ago I read that you should not use the phrase "Patent Pending" in connection to products or marketing materials that do not actually feature or describe technology that is actually claimed ...
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What does “patent pending” mean?

After reading an answer to this question, I realized how often I see the term used in marketing. What kind of security level does a pending patent give you? Why do so many companies use them? And ...