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Can we apply regenerative braking system in conventional diesel cars?

By using regenerative breaking system efficiency of automobile is increased. then why automobile companies not use this system generally. and which type of difficulty is created for implementation of ...
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Older US Utility Application

... that I am wanting international coverage but cannot as the time to do so has expired. I have designed a new component that works with the old claims as a single unit. Can I resume international ...
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Patent Sponsorship

I have an idea/product that I want to patent, but I live outside the US and I don't have the money for all the huge expense that is to patent something. Are there investors that are interested in ...
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How does this patent compare to work done at Univ of Oklahoma in 2010?

Energy Fuels, 2010, 24 (7), pp 3804–3809 by Trung Q. Hoang , Xinli Zhu , Tanate Danuthai , Lance L. Lobban , Daniel E. Resasco and Richard G. Mallinson
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Similar design of my invention

What percentage of difference needs to take place for a design not to infringe on an existing patent? I have an invention that mirrors the claims of this one but my design might be different, I wish ...
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Demagnitization

Those magnets will eventually demagnitize as if there is no input magnetic field to start rotation. Althought friction will limit the whole invention to start rotation by itself. There should be an ...
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Website Workflow and Service Patents

I am in the process of creating a website, that provides a service that is more generic than another "similar" website. The website only provides a service for a particular service, where my website ...
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how to produce electricity using differential gear?

BSTRACT A differential comprises a differential case and electrical generator. The electrical generator comprises a first portion that is supported by the differential case and a second portion that ...
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UI Interface on Paper53?

Is the UI interface on Paper53 patented? Specifically, the screen with the open book where you flip between the pages.
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how to perform high temperature high pressure treatment for fibers?

good day, we want to adapt the method done in the patent Flax fiber degumming process CN 103276456 A. thus we want to know if the HTHP treatment for fiber is a separate condition for chemical ...
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I had an idea for a patent, told a select few and then saw my idea on the US patent site

I had an idea for a patent and I reached out to a friend and put me in touch with a patent lawyer to discuss with the patentability of the concept. He advised that it would cost a lot of money to file ...
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high temperature high pressure treatment

Based from what I have read, treatment of flax fiber with high temperature high pressure in the degumming process results to good physical and chemical properties of fiber. I just want to ask what ...
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Software patent implementations license

Given that a software patent can be implemented in different ways, languages and platforms then what are the license requirements of the implemented pieces of software? Is it possible that the patent ...
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Laser-Cut Piano Roll patent

The process of using a laser to create piano rolls was being discussed in April of 2003 in Mechanical Music Digest (MMD), when Mr. Gerety appeared for the first time in this discussion and announced ...
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OS/Business and copyrights

Can I take a distro of Linux, rewrite and pass it of as my own for profit? Example: I want to make a console. Can I take the Linux os, add/remove some feature and use the new distro in my console and ...
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Provisional application problems

A provisional application is filed to USPTO and something turns out to be wrong and therefore has to be modified when the following non-provisional application is filed. In this case one problem is ...
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Question concerning Ebola Patent

This is a question concerning patent ca2741523a1. Okay, now that Ebola is breaking out and spreading everywhere I want to know if this patent which publicly lists compositions and methods thereof for ...
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Commercialization

I was just curious if anyone ever made a true attempt at commercializing this technology. I just thought of a similar tech a few weeks ago and I was wondering if there were any serious road blocks and ...
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Has patent # US6926341 expired due to non-payment?

Has patent #US6926341 expired due to nonpayment?
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Does US20060073976 really describe how to built the time machine?

The patent for a time machine has been filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office by one Dr. Marvin B. Pohlman of Tulsa, Oklahoma. By creating an artificial wormhole time ...
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Hello - I am very interested in this item - really could use it [on hold]

How long before this might get approved for medical use by apnea patients? This would be so exciting. They are marketing a stent for this purpose, but it is only available in Europe, at present. ...
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What has been the patent landscape for confocal microscopy?

What has been the patent landscape for confocal microscopy? What is the most recent patent to be commercialized? How recent was it (specific year)? Thank you very much.
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WOULD YOU be willing to put this in my Business! [on hold]

I have a juice bar and was wondering if something like this could be put into my place where i can work for the both of us! I need them to save space and you can use me for free advertisement and as ...
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US8214361 B1 How can it be considered not obvious?

In the field of IR I was considering US8214361 B1: if I can resume the claims in two words the invention is a search engine interface that not only provides a set of results but also a set of ...
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How can I receive “good consideration” as mentioned in this assignment document?

I previously was the lead developer in a software project. They have contacted me and attempted to trick me into signing a patent assignment. It says "in consideration of good and valuable ...
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PPA validity questions

I am considering filing a PPA on my own, two questions, 1, if PPAs are never examined, is it correct to assume that I get a "patent pending" on whatever (since it is not published at the time of ...
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What is the point of prior art disclosures if they are ignored

Re User authentication based on a wrist vein pattern US 20140196131 A1 I would have thought my published prior art disclosures would invalidate this patent. I only published these disclosures to keep ...
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Will “Commissioned work” apply for my “not related to work” idea?

I made some ideas when I was working as a contract employee. At that time I have sent those ideas to R&D persons. They didn't make reply after that. Now my contract was over and I came out of the ...
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Does the application of a new, patented material into an existing frame (eg window screen) warrant a new use patent?

reference: WO2012149090A2 Specifically, the material is already protected under a patent; but the application of putting a screen-like material into a window frame is old...
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US20140108489 A1 “Flowlet-based processing” - Quite like my own lab's work

http://www.google.com/patents/US20140108489 I work on a system that closely resembles the invention described in the above application. It in fact shares a common intellectual lineage, dating back ...
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How much effort should be put into preparing a provisional patent application?

This is perhaps a highly ambiguous question, so let's use an example. say I have stumbled upon this new billion dollar idea which is stackexchange (assume it is exactly what it is now just that it ...
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Is it possible to bypass design patent?

Recently I started small business of bracelet making and now I got told, that there's another company, that is making almost the same product and they have design patent for it And I'm making almost ...
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When you donate to medical research does someone end up patenting it? (ALS challenge) [on hold]

I've noticed a number of people dumping water on their heads for ALS, or donating $100. This leads me to a question. If I donate funds to Cancer or ALS Research and a cure is developed whole or in ...
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when will it be approved if it'sgoing to be

Once the application is posted how long will it be before we find out if we have the patent. If there are similar patents but no documentation of testing to prove it works will we be approved , as ...
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What are their technology to protect my movies or sound tracks, with exception of torrent of course?

If I own a media company that has movie rights, what are the IT companies out there that can protect my videos from being published on the Internet? What are their technology to protect my movies or ...
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Patent mobile app prior to development?

I have what I think is a novel idea for a mobile app, and I would like to develop it but having a day job this could take a year or two or three. Instead of starting developing now I am considering ...
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Was EP 0198288 A3 renewed?

According to the publication date, this patent should have expired in 2006. The last legal event recorded however is a correction made in 2007. Does this mean that is was renewed? Would an inventor ...
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Is US 5278057 A still in force?

This is a continuation of patent EP 0198288 A3 .The last legal event recorded for the continuation patent is an expiration in 2006 due to failure to pay a maintenance fee. Does this mean that the ...
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Patent number US 20120234510 A1 [on hold]

When and where is this patent going to be available? What is the price?
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Design has same structure but different inner design to an existing patent. Can I apply for patent for my design?

I came to an design that has same structure to this one(US7717717 B1). That patent claimed the inner thin plastic piece with conductive traces. My design also has same structure with the inner plastic ...
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any royalties pending

this is one of my great grandfather's inventions. the story goes that ford strong armed him in 1954 for the patent, then in 1956 the mercury sported a pneumatic ride, courtesy of my grandfather. I'm ...
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how many years is patent good for 6092612

how long is this patent protection 6092612
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Was this ever taken to production?

Re: us5417445 This looks like a remarkable invention. It seems to turn the current thinking of indepenent suspension on its head. Was this ever put into production? Thanks, Mike
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Did you actually worked on this project? [closed]

one day i was in washroom doing my thing and this idea hit my head where my mom yells at me to change the garbage bin polythene and then put a new one. I had this idea for 2 years and today i searched ...
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Where can I get data on the location both the investors and the assignees?

I am a researcher wanting to examine how companies assign patents for tax planning purposes. As I search databases like Google Patents, I see a ton of data, and the PDF of the patent itself. ...
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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. Thank you in advance.
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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? Thanks in advance.
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What was the name of the game [on hold]

As a child, I owned a game based on this patent but can't remember the name. I live in the United Kingdom and owned it in the early 1990s, and would Like to know the name of the game.
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Is there already a Patent for watching an advertisement (inside an app) in lieu of payment?

Is there a patent for allowing an online user the option to continue playing a free-to-play game (with limits until you need to pay) or reading a book where first three pages are for free unless you ...
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Patent language change help

i m an engineering student, As per academic i m doing project on spin flash dryer but as per rule i have to upload 5 patents related to that topic but in free patents Google the patent is in Chinese ...

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