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Does a product on the market have to state that it is patented?

Does a product on the market have to state that it is patented? I need to know if this product is patented.
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Is this for sale? Patent CN 1268375 [on hold]

Is this for sale? Patent CN 1268375 A: Applied in the preparation of memory enhancing peptide drugs in the treatment of menopausal symptoms Inventor Wang Xiaoxia
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Criteria for patenting an item whose main part uses the design of a patent's part but whose function is diffrent

I visualize a way to modify - but principally leave intact - (only) one component of an existing patented, mult-component, commercial, marketed product whose conceived, intended, advertized, and ...
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Use sphygmomanometer with windows mobile phone [on hold]

Is the sphygmomanometer able to communicate with a windows mobile phone, because I have a project that I am working on which needs hardware to return the values of the blood pressure results.
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Why is this patent allowed? (US8240362)

This is the most broad description of a patent that I have ever seen, and for a liquid cooling block at that. Patenting a cooling block "with an integrated pump" is the most mind boggling thing out ...
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How to calculate Page numbers for sequence listing Indian Patent

I found it quite ambiguous, I want to file a patent application with sequence in Indian patent office. Office requires to give it in electronic format. In actual Fees of patent filing is calculated ...
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do I need submit the code for software patent?

My patent application describes software method. I wrote the code just to test it. It is stripped down embodiment, as real things would be more complex and depending on particular implementation. All ...
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Legal risk on granted patents

If a patent is granted, what risk does the inventor (call them 'Inventor A') have that a large firm with a patent in a related area files suit saying that the patent office granted the patent to ...
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How is this patent different from existing long term online forums, email lists and the like?

It is always hard to weed out of patent-speak what is really going on, but on the surface, as I read the claims, I keep thinking "are we not already doing that?". Maybe there are people who could ...
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US 8365674 Audit to exhausted to capitalize on the infringed patent# 08632292 B2 [on hold]

08632292 www.uspto.gov/.../US086322... United States Patent and Trademark Office Jan 21, 2014 - Retractable crane built into hybrid trailer load bed. Ronald Lynn Brown, Brooklyn, N.Y. (US). Filed by ...
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Why was it patented, even allowed to be so - Patent US7508391

The patent states that a cubemap with the lowest resolution of for faces chosen can be used to gather diffuse illumination by doing dot product with the visible faces. Why was that patented, if the ...
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US7676563 B2 question [on hold]

Can one guy really steal your whole idea, ruin it and then take the pay check and get away with it? @Ang asks Alexis Eller... I was thinking, it's all these years later and he's probably still there, ...
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Inventorship and Ownership

I have a contract with a company to enhance my software. The contract states that my company owns all of the IP, Trade Secrets, know-how, drawings, etc of the original and add-on software as outlined ...
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Product using US 7813976 B2 [on hold]

The patent identified in the title, Computer-based system and method for searching and screening financial securities and relevant intellectual property , seems to correspond with a software ...
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if the virus was not created by the Us government what right do they have to a patent of the virus

As the title says, how can various American scientists be named as the inventors on this patent if the United States government is adamant they never created the virus? If the virus is naturally ...
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patentability of Patent wo2014023329a1 [on hold]

patentability of Patent wo2014023329a1 since they were so much being published on Niclosamide for use in the treatment of solid tumors?
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Resuming interrupted file transfers (2011 patent troll / libcurl)

I'm posting this here in order to draw this incident to the attention of the AP community. http://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2011/05/11/us-patent-6098180/ Daniel Stenberg, the author of curl, a popular ...
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Inventor improves own Patent issued 8 months ago

Inventor files new patent improving his own work in recently issued patent; uses novel new components and some existing components, can prove advantages. In the original patent issued inventor used ...
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Vision-based coin sorter [closed]

I've read all through several patents on coin sorting, handling, and counting. I see the evolution in technology and functionality, but am unable to find a device that sorts by coin date. All ...
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Vilazodone HCl Amorphous Form [closed]

Have you try to prepare Amorphous Form of Vilazodone HCl without Physical Tampering of Available Form e.g. Without Ball-Milling after Reaction ?
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the application in US through the PCT

We are filing the national stage application in US through the PCT. We have prepared the documents /Specification(in English) /Claims /Abstract /Drawings /ApplicationDataSheet /PrimaryAmendment /IDS ...
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The invention Magnuswolzen …so far is only a petition, not yet patented [closed]

Magnuswalzen ... is merely a patent petition or application, not yet a patent as, however, you have specified it. The number DE 10 2009 061 062 A1 makes clear - by the ending A1 - that this petition ...
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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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Can a same provisional application be filed in two different countries?

My colleagues in China and I (in a US University) has filed provisional application (both names are in the applcation) to the US Patent Office. Can my colleauges in China file the a patent ...
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Release software for private use only

I build a connected wiki and mind map application (www.vis-a-wiki.org). In the process of releasing it I learned about software patents and that I might get in trouble there (though I don't know of ...
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How does this design differ materially from an existing mesh covered seat frame? [closed]

The design and accompanying illustration appear very similar to, and derivative of the seat frame used on the Bell UH-1H(and previous models) helicopter developed in the 1960s. While there is an ...
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How does Stripe's patent application differ from its competition?

Patent application US20130117185 from Stripe is for a “Method for conducting a transaction between a merchant site and a customer’s electronic device without exposing payment information to a ...
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South African Distributing [duplicate]

I am interested to use this product and manufacture it in South Africa. I wont be obtaining full rights of the patent, just distributing rights. How does one come about doing something like that?
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Is this prior product similar to Patent us7462770?

I know about a product that holds this patent, but I also know that there's some prior art that seem to go against it: http://www.vintagedrum.com/museum/images/duw000s.jpg ...
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Is my item to similar to US 20070068895 A1 for me to get a patent?

this is my art(decorative wine bottle covers)that I sell on etsy. I recently had someone ask to collaborate with them by selling them partially made wine bottle covers that they could finish with ...
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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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112(b) rejection positively reciting a combination or subcombination

I am not really sure how to address this. I want the apparatus, not the system for this claim. How do I go about positively reciting the "subcombination?" Can I just positively recite the fluid in the ...
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Approval and expiry date

Has patent EP2298800A1 been approved and if so, what is the expiry date?
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Parent patent expired due to non-payment - are issued continuations still valid?

US patent 5938197 shows that it is expired due to non-payment (according to the search here: http://portal.uspto.gov/pair/PublicPair ). This patent has several children/continuations. Does the fact ...
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What makes it usable? [closed]

What processes does the copolymerized isobutylene go through to make it usable?
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When I reference a patent, do I use the Asignee or Inventor if they are not the same

When I write my own patent, I have to reference someone. Do I use the inventor or the assignee when referencing patents?
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Do I have to reference a patent application if the patent is already granted?

Do I have to reference a patent application in my patent if the patent has already been granted? For example, if a patent application "Kind Code A1" is published in 2010 and the patent is granted in ...
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If a US patent is published prior to 2001 do I use Kind Code “A” or “B1/B2”?

If a US patent is published prior to 2001 do I use Kind Code "A" or "B1/B2" on my patent?
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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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Is this a legit claim for a patent for a media to grow bacteria?

Can a patent for the media used to grow a specific bacteria be as broad as this? This patent claims all animal free media is covered by this patent, how can that be? Is the claim here that no one ...
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I think I have original sketch of patent 47789 - Rag doll [duplicate]

Is there any worth to original patent sketches? It is the same as show on your sight. Design/Inventor by JB Gruelle , Doll, Application filled May 28 1915/ Patented Sept. 7, 1915
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Examiner's search for prior art. Does it include non-published applications and patents younger than the priority date?

I have two questions regarding the functioning of the patent application examination process. Hopefully someone can shed some light. If a patent application has been filed but not yet published, ...
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Dating App Patents

I'm currently developing a dating app. It has some features similar to Grindr/Tindr, but the overall idea is incredibly different. I found that Zoosk, Grindr, and JDate all have patents on certain ...
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Need to re-submit prior art for a continuation if already submitted for the parent?

Application 14/192087 is a continuation of application 13/962607 (pub. no. 20140042670), "Photo booth for three-dimensional images." I have submitted prior art as a third party to the USPTO to try to ...
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Difference between patented and protected

What is the difference between something that is patented and protected? Are these basically interchangeable words?
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When should a software service or framework be patented or protected?

Should a software service or framework be patented or protected? If so, at what point?
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International Patent and it's legal power?

If one would obtain a patent in the U.S, does it become international? No one else can use/build it without the inventor's permission? Globally In other words, when an inventor obtains a patent in a ...
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How long would a software developer reasonably have to modify patent-infringing software once a claim is made?

Imagine the situation: you are part of a software development company who makes and sells Fantastic Product. Then one day a letter arrives to inform you that part of Fantastic Product infringes on a ...
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US20140134731 - illegal patent for

I think the Patents office is slipshod or very keen on encouraging pirating and patenting of indigenous knowledge. There is NOTHING unique or special requiring any exercise of intelligence in saying ...
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Patent WO 2014122535 A2 (US 14/172,685): User Interface, prior art exists

I studied this patent (pending) and it seems obvious to me that prior art apply on: System for organizing and displaying information on a display device WO2014122535A2 US20140223313 Application ...

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