United States Patent and Trademark Office, the body which issues patents in the USA.

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USPTO Patent XML, understanding the us-field-of-classification-search element

I'm working with XML from the USPTO bulk download which provides weekly downloads of XML of published patent grants. I'm using this documentation to understand the files. I'm having trouble ...
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How to remove a file attached in a USPTO EFS WEB application?

I added a file which was found to contain some PDF errors (missing font) and the EFS web site is asking me to remove the file and reattach a correct version. Alas, I can't find any "remove" button or ...
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Is it possible to search patents by assignee?

My name is Jesse L Culpepper. I would like to know how many patents are in my name.
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Patent Term Adjustment

I got a notification from uspto that The Patent Term Adjustment is 58 days I would like to know what is PTA and how is it calculated ?
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USPTO nonprovisional application before national application

I want to apply for USPTO nonprovisional utility patent as a Turkish. How can I learn if US has any agreement between Turkish Patent Office (Turkey) in order to prevent international applications ...
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Closed EPO application

A previous application for an European Patent Grant was "closed" by the European Patent Office. In which way the same application can be filled with US Patent Office?
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Does Priority Examination delay other patents?

I am assuming there is research and a conclusion on this, instead of just a discussion. Prioritized Examination allows patents to get examined in a year for a fee. I know of patent attorneys that ...
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Is this patent granted in US or Europe or it is still in the approval process?

In reference to the patent: EP2812386A1
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How to change the order of inventors after a patent is granted?

Is it possible to change the listed order of inventors after a utility patent application is granted by USPTO? And if so, how could I go about doing that?
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US20140235095 - Apple Inc - Reversible usb connector with compliant member to spread stress and increase contact normal force

The following Apple patent application is published and pending examination: Title: Reversible usb connector with compliant member to spread stress and increase contact normal force Publication ...
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What should be the expiry of this patent: USRE44048

As US '048 is reissue patent filed on before magic date in issued on 2013, what will be the expiry of this patent?
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Are there any limitations and drawbacks of early publication in USPTO

I filed a patent application last month in USPTO through my attorney (I am not a US citizen) . I am now planning to go for early publication. Is this possible now? Also are there any limitations or ...