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

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Patent filing procedure without a patent attorney

Ok, this is the first time I'm thinking about filing a patent, and I don't know where to start. First of all I'm not from the USA but I want to file a patent with the USPTO without a patent attorney ...
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Is there any way to search classification of USPTO?

Is there any way to to search classification of patent in CPC or USPC by keyword? E.g I want to know what class "computer mouse" is, but it seems the search page assume that I already knew the code ...
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Orange book past listings

Where can I find information regarding past listings in the Orange-Book. Specifically, how can I find evidence that a certain patent was listed prior to its expiry due to end of patent term? more ...
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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 ...
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How many secret submarine patents do still exist?

Until November 2000, patent applications could be prolonged artificially by the applicant. They remained secret until they "pop up", being granted and given a normal term, even when technology has ...
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SYNTHESIS HYDROGENSULFATED FULLERENOL

Im Fiqah from University of Malaya. Im so interested with hydrogensulfated fullerenol as have mentioned in this patent US 20040062971 A1. Right now I do some research on fullerene. If you dont mind, ...
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USPTO provisional application and then publishing a scientific paper. Any derivation proceedings risk?

I'm developing a new Information Retrieval model and software and I'd like to submit a provisional application to USPTO and just after that to publish a paper on a scientific journal or on a website. ...
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Steps for Filing a patent

What are the steps for Filing a patent ? Is searching the Patent Database the most hardest part in filing a patent ?
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Database of trademarked words

Does anybody know where I can download a complete & up to date database of trademarked words? I have found http://trademarks.reedtech.com/tmappxml.php but I'm looking for something that is already ...
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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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Bottle found…what is it?

I found the remains of a bottle and am certain it is the design as pictured in patent D67284. I am curious what type of bottle this is the only visible letters are "CLO" from one word and "DET" from ...