Questions specifically relating to the patent system of the United Kingdom.

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UK state school (Key stage) text books for KS2

I am not sure whether this is a right place for such question hence I haven't seen any similar. However, help me if you have any knowledge about this. My kid heading for KS2 and looking for Text ...
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Is this patent just for US or Worldwide ? and expried?

Just I want to know this patent just for US market or Worldwide, And i noticed the patent owner has not paid the fee since 2011. does it mean the patent is now expried(unvalid) ? ...
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Does patent us7514593 apply in the UK?

I can't think of a way of making it clearer than above. Would this patent for cystic fibrosis suscptible transgenic mice apply in th UK i.e. prevent a similiar patent from being granted in the UK. ...
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Can I include a “method and apparatus claim” for a patent filed in the UK?

Can I include a "method and apparatus claim" for a patent filed in the UK? I'm developing a system that uses augmented reality in novel ways. All the patent prior art that I can find involves method ...
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UK software patent

Article 52 (2) determines what is and is not patentable subject matter within the EU: The following in particular shall not be regarded as inventions within the meaning of paragraph 1: (a) ...
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Using multiple dependent claims of multiple dependent claims of multiple dependent claims

I'm filing a patent application in the UK covering 10 or so linked inventions spanning various industries. I plan to use multiple dependent claims to link the various inventions. I believe the number ...
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Are US software patents enforceable in the UK?

The UK Patent Act 1977 clearly states that It is hereby declared that the following (among other things) are not inventions for the purposes of this Act, that is to say, anything which consists of ...
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Is there a specified route to convert UK patents to US patents?

If I have an existing UK patent, is there a way to get it recognised in the US, or to convert it to be a US patent? My guess is that there must be agreements between countries on how they handle ...