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Furniture and Mobile Tagging [closed]

Is this the future of furniture tagging? Please refer to wo2014028514a2 FROM A company OR person called HIMALESH TANGO. This seems that this disclosure is referring to sending and attaining some sort ...
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Isn't this conflict of interest?

Patent 5714045 has been assigned to the FDOT and they use this product in every pier repair in their territory. It feel like a circular formula when programming in excel.... I "invent" it and patent ...
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Is the following claim 1 from patent (old lapsed patent A) considered prior art for the following patents & application(patents 1-4)?

possible prior art(old lapsed patent A) Active patent #1 Active patent #2 Application patent #3 I am curious as to how the new patents were able to get approval on their claim 1 when it is very ...
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Is this patent valid?

Is the patent Usd471730 valid? This is the polyprop chair but the patent is quite recent, much more so than the chair's invention in 1963. I am puzzled.
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Am I eligible for a patent?

I've been working for a company for a year now. About 2 months ago, I had an idea for creating a manifold. My idea has saved the company thousands of dollars in manpower, resources, and time. I was ...
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how to check the priority date of the patent?

IF I need to invalidate the patent that is CIP.Taking priority from CIP->CIP->DP->CP->Parent.
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How to check the Novality in the Patent?

When I read Patent, I don't get novality of that specially with CIP, CP applications. Is it by checking Backward Citations and compare with present claims?
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Patent No. USD513117 S1--Is this still a valid patent? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out if this Patent No. USD513117 S1 is still valid. How can I find out for sure?
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what is the status of US6488034?

i'd like to check is this patent (6488034 File, particularly nail file ) still valid? was it renewed? tnx Sharon Katz
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What is the status of US2014089141, WO2012123026 A1, US20120036155 A1?

The follow up questions is how do I know if I have prior art against these patents (or applications)? If one of them has been granted is the process to submit prior art different?
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Where can I see in which country a patent is valid?

I am looking through Google Patents and reading the paperwork of various patents. In what section can I see under which country the patent is valid?
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Challenging a granted patent?

I found a patent which was granted but the product which is claiming the patent is different from the contents of the patent. How does one challenge the validity of the patent?
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Does clarity of a patent affect its value?

There is much talk about how software patents are deliberately written in an obfuscated manner, as a ploy that contravenes the purpose of the system. It seems to me that one could argue the ...
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Is US5090167A a valid patent?

Hi I am wondering if this patent- US5090167A is still valid?
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Is Imported Product Made in Foreign Country Prior art to US Method Patent?

I have a question relating to whether an imported product made in a foreign country by a patented method, before the method was patented, would be prior art to the method patent. That's a mouthful, ...