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Too broad/prior art?: Microcontroller-resident software development environment

Microcontroller-resident software development environment supporting application-level asynchronous event handling, interactive debugging and pin variables for embedded systems Isn't this one looking ...
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How spacific should a provisional utiltiy patent be?

My question is regarding a provisional utility patent. I’ve been told (by non-professionals) that it is advantageous to make your provisional as detailed as possible. The way I understand this advice ...
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What kind of refill does it use? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: [USD661734][1] What kind of refill does it use. Can you change the batteries. If so, how?
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What is considered a patent? [duplicate]

I have an idea for a mechanical over Unity that uses magnets with different Tesla values to keep and add energy into a perpetual system. I don't have the money for a patent because I'm poor and on ...
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Find potential patents related / linked to a Trademark

Apologies in advance if this isn't the right place to ask - I'm new to this forum. I'm building a software product that is similar to an existing product online in some ways. I want to make sure I'm ...
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How detailed should the background be?

I'm attempting to form a non-provisional utility patent relating to a method and apparatus used for chemical separations. My question is concerning field of invention and subsequently prior art. ...
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How can I ensure that patents for software I create for my company are used in good faith?

The company I work for is filing a software patent (US and Canada) based on the software that I have created for them. The company is asking me to sign an "Assignment of Invention" so that they own ...
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US8827709 MOTION SEAT [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US8827709 Interestingly there is nothing at all new about this design !! Indeed the Man Machine Interface (MMI) looks dated and there is no mention of the operating system ...
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trunk us 8454187b2 [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US8454187 i am interested in buying this trunk, I want to know the cost and all the details for this trunk.
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Solabegron and antimuscarinic patent?

In reference to the patent: EP2600859A1 Has this patent been granted? Does it mean that 1. all combination therapy consisting of beta-3 agonists in combination with muscarinic agonists have been ...
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Patenting same idea with different methodology

I had a key idea to StartUp a company. But I found other company already holding a patent(found in Google patent search) on same idea but different approach to accomplish it. Can I patent the same ...
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Planet Energy 9 miles deep [on hold]

nine miles Deap it would have to be built where their are no people also a 5 drill cable system where 5 drill heads with reversable drill heads and a capsual 20 meters above drill to let loose 2000 ...
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Queries on patent fee [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US20140197042 Hi, I am interested in this new technology. Could I know how much do I have to pay for your patent? Could I get some extra information if possible?
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Patent status information [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US3731965 Is this patent current or expired? If expired is it public domain or can I patent it? If it is current where can I find this item for purchase?
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What is the purpose of this patent? [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US5722352 Why should adverse shock be applied if the act of cribbing is meant to relieve gastric distress? The horse has to choose between the gastric discomfort or shock ...
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Is this patent active or lapsed? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US5626266 Is this patent active, or lapsed?
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US8903797 - System and method for loading objects for object-relational mapping

I recently found the patent System and method for loading objects for object-relational mapping US8903797. I develop Ruby on Rails web applications that follow the Active record pattern for Object ...
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I need to contact the inventor [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US20110289709 Can't find the author's online communication contacts.
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“Google Now” Patent Application Number

I've been looking for Google's patent application number for "Google Now", the intelligent assistant but with no success. Can any redirect me to the correct link or post the Patent number? Thank you ...
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would your company be interested in modifying the disposable toothbrush? [closed]

To whom it my concern, my name is Craig Noyes. I love your idea, however I am asking for a meeting with you as I have a great idea to modify your idea. I promise this would not be a waste of time and ...
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File a broad patent and specific embodiment separately?

If a I'm filling a broad patent claim and then should I file as a separate patent a specific embodiment I'm more interested in? The reasons for this are that the specific embodiment is easier to ...
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Slight improvements to this idea described at online powerpoint [closed]

In reference to the patent: EP2040995A1 I thought of a highly similar technology after Andres Pous. I made this powerpoint about the technology. ...
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Why is some information about cribbing incorrect? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US3308791 Recent studies have shown that little to no air is actually drawn into the stomach or a cribbing horse and in some studies they have found that air is released ...
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Can abandoned patents or applications be refiled or sold? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: EP2196243B1 Since the inventor failed to complete the patent, is it considered public knowledge and therefor not patentable? Can anyone sell this abandoned product?
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I have a SaaS model and I just found a patent with broad claims

I have a SaaS model and I just found a patent with broad claims that is potentially close. I was very surprised to see it was granted as the majority of the claims in the patent are derived from a ...
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I need help about a product

I want to create a product and I want to know how I can get a patent for that? Also I want to know this: Some technologies are already has the patent. Lets say I will do a doorbell system Smart ...
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I want to learn how I can use the same patent

In reference to the patent: US20150062337 I want to use the same technology with this patent. I want to know how much I should pay and how to using this patent? How much should I pay or How can I ...
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What does the title “Assigm” mean? Is it a typo? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US383746 In the drawing and description it refers to the item as a "Lubricator", but the title of the patent is shown as "Assigm".
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Update in public pair

Can anyone tell me how long it takes the uspto to update public pair? I am trying to determine if a competitor submitted a response to an office action. Pair does not show it to be filed (should have ...
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Expiry date on this patent? end date? usd681853 [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: USD681853 What is the expiry date on this patent?
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Delay of publication before patent filing

I have a question about the delay of publication for patent filing. Hope someone could help to clarify my doubts. I am trying to publish a journal containing results that are derived from the use of ...
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How to find information for a Organization [duplicate]

I have made a replication of this foundation. I have also switched out 1 major ingredient and added another. How can I find their patent information to examine more of this formula?
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Office-action rejection because of common electronic components? (i.e.: resistor, capacitor, MCU, etc)

There are thousands of granted patents with the same circuit function that all mention the same common electronic components.. resistors, capacitors, MCUs, etc. (for example circuits with PIR ...
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collection of medical data online

In reference to the patent: US20060184393 Does this patent implies that no one trying to collect medical data online can actually do it? Is not this patent too broad and lacking of a discovery? Can ...
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What happens if a company publicises they have patents when they have not?

Can a company publicise by word of mouth and marketing that they have patents on several products from their competitors, using that to their competitive advantage, to damage the competitors image and ...
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When a patent goes into Lapse status in European countries can it be renewd later?

When a patent goes into Lapse status in European countries can it be renewd later? What are the different status a patent can have that make it enforceable at present or in the future?
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Has the Borland 32-bit SEH patent expired? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US5628016. Is this patent expired? Can other people now implement SEH on 32-bit without opening themselves up to being sued?
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patent images and pdf file can not be seen or downloaded, how come?

In reference to the patent: US9010037 patent images and pdf file can not be seen or downloaded, how come?
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Does the creator still own the spork design? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: USD388664 So would it be legal to manufacturer the spork without the creators consent?
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Does this patent also include HTML browsers on a mobile device

In reference to the patent: US20140288683 There are so many applications that do live stats on mobile devices. Does this patent have the ability to shutdown those hundreds of companies that have ...
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Would this Patent D-120891 hold 2 different creations/inventions?

In reference to the patent: USD120891 I have 2 pictures with this very same patent number D-120891. The small pictures appear to be of the Catholic Religion. Would this be of the same Inventor - ...
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Want to leave my job, but have a patent pending for work I did while working at that corporation

I have a patent pending for something I invented while working for my current employer. A provisional and final patent application has been filed with me listed as sole inventor, working through the ...
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Buying IP from your employer

I've been working on an interesting image processing project at work. I've finally gotten the program to the point that it works, however my employer has put the project on hold due to lack of funds. ...
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I need help with a flow sensor we're building does anyone has the inventors contact info or and expert in flow measuring? [duplicate]

We're trying to measure gasoline flow on a Pipe that's not pressured. Looking for .5% repeatability and accuracy. Can someone help me find help? delfinpedro@gmail.com I'm an inventor from Mexico.
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What countries is this patent effective US5710377 A

In reference to the patent: US5710377 In what countries is patent US5710377A effective/protected currently?
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software features not patented

I have written software 10 years ago that has a feature that has now been used by many top brands, and I believe it was the first software tool to feature it. It wasnt patented, but is there any ...
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How do I find all the newest patents that reference the following patent from 1962: US3018134

In reference to the patent: US3018134 Where can I go to find newer patents that have references to a given patent number?
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Where can I find a historical copy of an application?

In reference to the patent: US20050025364 I used this patent application as a reference in my thesis report but now it is having different content. Where can I find the content that I saw before?

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