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

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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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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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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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My competitor and I both have patents. And now they are sueing me!

My competitor and I both have Patents on a specific designed product. My Patent goes as far as to "reference cite" their Patent right on the cover of my Patent.. How can they sue me if the Government ...
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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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Post PCT publication: National phase claim amendment

I filed the national phase patent application (India) in oct 2014 and had amended the national phase application before applying for PCT. Later, I applied to PCT with the same amended application. I ...
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Can patents be republished with materially different amended claims?

I'm wondering if the following scenario is allowable: A company is granted a patent for a system that distinguishes itself from other patents by the use of elements A, B, and C The company makes ...
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Patent term adjustment database

Is there any database for patent term adjustment by USPTO? I was wondering if there is any patent term adjustment database. Is private pair allows bulk download of such data?
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Is there any way to download all rejected patent applications?

Is there any way to download all rejected patent applications? I hope, I could obtain the application documents and the reason for rejection. If an application is rejected because of being not novel, ...
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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 ...