“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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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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Benefits & cons of publicizing patents/ patents pendings?

Assuming a company will work on and submit its patents, independently of whether its patents/ patents pendings 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 ...