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Wanted to know if the patent application number WO 2009066305 A1 being granted

Can anyone tell me if this patent being granted or still pending for grant. Patent application number: WO 2009066305 A1
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How to patent a machine or anything that uses a promising material being tested and developed?

Let's say my patent uses the properties of a material that's not yet developed or that has being developed but it is still being tested. How is it patentable ?
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Chocolate can't be patent. [on hold]

In reference to the patent: US5532021 You can patent the essential ingredients to your chocolate but not chocolate in general.
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My competitor and I both have patents. And now they are sueing me!

My competitor and I both have Patents on a specific designed product. My Patent goes as far as to "reference cite" their Patent right on the cover of my Patent.. How can they sue me if the Government ...
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Possible patent considerations when posting Source-Code online?

I am currently a Master's student in Engineering. Recently I have begun working on a project that (I believe) to have tremendous value and applicability to industry. Being that I am a master's ...
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Can software be patented? [duplicate]

I developed a software product (running on any device). The software is having: User Licenses API development for developers WebHook implementation Text to Speech Font creation etc. The whole idea ...
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What company came up with the welding process for the aluminide rolls? [on hold]

I was the original welder who came up with the process of welding the rolls at duraloy!! I will guarantee you the root pass process is not correct!!!
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About the patent? [duplicate]

What kind of patent is needed for a baby Walker, and what is the best way to obtain that? I've searched for a while now and have had no luck and need to get one soon.
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sample shown at JEC [closed]

In reference to the patent: WO2016016621A1 Please be aware that some prior art and prior work was shown at the JEC 3years ago
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How to submit an idea [duplicate]

I have discovered a material that is usable in almost any fish tank filtration system which safely filters the tank water and does not need to be replaced for over a year. My permafilter may have ...
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Existing drug (combining Fasudil and Bosentan) or preclinical studies [closed]

In reference to the patent: EP2111863B1 Hello, I would like to know if you are aware of a drug combining these two molecules 'i.e. bosentan and fasudil). Are there any existing preclinical studies ...
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how to find financial source? [closed]

I'm a foreigner inventor and I have a provisional patent filed in USPTO office. now I wanna license it to the manufactures who are interested about it. 1- first of all, how can I find a reliable ...
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Prior art request: RE38782

USRE38782 The patent covers a blanket with fabric loops sewn on the edges, as shown in the following image: The commercial product is called "Taggies". Priority date is late 1999. Seems like ...
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Validity in Germany

I can't find out the length of the validity of this patent EUROPE - 1168940 for Germany. If I understand it right, the patent owner can have it max. 20 years long, is that correct?
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Is this glue stick sold anywhere? [closed]

In reference to the patent: US6409403 Is this product being sold anywhere?
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Patent Application found - Prior work

a few days ago, my fellow researchers and me fell into a sort of limbo. We were and still are very sad to discover that a company filed a patent in August 2015 that has been published in March 2016. ...
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Potential mutual exclusivity in a list like “at least one of a, b, c or d”

I have a claim similar to: the display of claim 1 wherein the image displayed is modified by at least one of: the image is brightened by increasing the voltage, the image is brightened ...
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similar claims patents [closed]

I found a similar product patent but it is for patients while my claim is for healthy people ( for prevention ) so is that enough for me to claim ? If that is not enough, are some changes ok to claim ?...
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Filters cigarrette expendable [closed]

Can i release a similar product to this patent US 5845648 A and not being open for a claim? I have a cigarretre expendable fillters and i want to know if, that patent could make me trouble for selling ...
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Can I patent a document camera stand?

Can a document camera stand be patented? Specifically I'm thinking of a stand that would be used in a classroom and incorporate a computer tablet to make it work. Any particular brand of tablet and ...
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William A Clark extended expansive bit patents

William A. Clark had patents 20,192 (May 11, 1858), 21,597 (Sept, 28, 1858). He ran his factory from then to the civil war (1861 to 1865). After the war he restarted the factory and his bits are ...
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when does patent US688656 expire? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US6886586
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How can I protect my SaaS startup with patents?

My startup mentor suggested that it's important to protect my SaaS startup from bigger fish, in particular, to look at the product and consider what might be patentable. Is there a process or perhaps ...
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How can I get in contact with the inventor, Willi? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: EP0225364B1 Thank you, Joshua Lerman
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Disclosure vs. provisional patent application

I have a complex embedded software design that I've implanted and tested on an iOS (iPhone/iPad) device, and a large, interested potential OEM customer that states they are will to pay a license fee ...
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Where can I find german patent examination?

I know that for a US patent I have to go on public pair to check the exchange between the patent examiner and patent attorney or inventor. But I'm looking for the same data for a german patent. I ...
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Are WW2 aircraft designs currently considered protected works?

Take the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk as an example. The last aircraft was manufactured in November of 1944. As far as I can tell, this year would put any work at 72 years old, well past copyright, ...
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Can a new use for an existing invention be patented in Germany?

Imagine the following scenario: There is an technology which I didn't invent. But I have an idea of how to use this technology, in a special way to improve or extend a different product, which also ...
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How to file patent in India

I'm from India, And have some uniq prototype work that I want to patent. Does any one have idea about filing an patent in India!
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If priority from a PCT app. is claimed in a non-contracting state, which is published prior to the date of filing of the new app, then?

would really appreciate if someone could help out. A client claimed priority from a PCT application in a non-contracting state. The publication date of the PCT application was prior to the filing ...
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Patent Infringement?

In reference to the patent: US7455257 Is this patent claiming that no scuba diving reel on the market can have a level winding mechanism without infringing the claims of this patent?
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How do I deal with a company who claims they already have a provisional on my idea?

I'm trying to get a company to licence my idea, however, they claim that they already have a similar idea but that they could potentially find improvements/best practises to their idea from ...
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Can I sell a hospital gown and a waist belt without patent infringement issues,

In reference to the patent: US8037544 can I avert infringement on this patent by having the BELT to be FIXABLY ATTACHED and FIXABLY REMOVED? like with velcro or something? What if I sold and ...
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Puller for Trim

In reference to the patent: US8365378 Is it product applies for the patent? http://www.amazon.com/Zenith-Industries-ZN700001-Trim-Puller/dp/B01572REP4?ie=UTF8&keywords=trim%20puller&qid=...
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Is the dial listed in the claims of this patent patented or can it be integrated into another product that is similar?

I am investigating a product and wanted information on the specifics of what exactly what feature is patented, especially the dial that changes the thickness of the cuts on a mandoline slicer. Here is ...
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Why do casino games get awarded so many patents?

So normally when it comes to video games or tabletop games you are pretty limited to what you can patent. However, I have been looking at casino games and it seems they get patents for every little ...
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What may be the reason of abnormally long time between filing and grant date?

For some patents it takes an unusually long time between filing and grant date. What may cause this? For instance, patent US7017467 was filed on Dec. 20, 1965 and granted on Mar. 28, 2006. That's more ...
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In reference to the patent: [EP2086311B1][1]

In reference to the patent: EP2086311B1 Hello , is this patent running as legitimate in the U.K. And what part of the prodct is indeed patented? Scott
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How did they manage this in 1996?

In reference to the patent: US5607627 I have used a humidifier with very similar design which had comb like structure on the entire periphery of the spinning disk. The water was raised to the disk by ...
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Prior Arts for US7160870

Need to invalidate US7160870 patent. Worked a lot in finding the prior arts. Need assistance in searching further invalidation grounds.
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Can I manufacture US1434590? [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US1434590 Can I re-invent this somehow? I thought it was an old antique metal ring back in the 1800's. What is the deal with this patent?
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What is the invention in this patent?

http://www.google.com/patents/US7400295 This is a granted patent for "identification of objects". The authors seem to think that it protects their online and mobile plant classification tool: http://...
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Figure numbering - Is it OK to have gaps?

It seems like a good strategy to leave gaps in case I later want to add additional figures which "belong with" figures that are at the beginning/middle of the sequence. Otherwise, if I want to insert ...
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Difference between accelerated examination and priority examination

What is the difference between the USPTO accelerated examination program (MPEP 708.02(a)) and the priority examination program (MPEP 708.02(b))? Both have 12-month goals from filing to final ...
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is this patent protected outside of the US?

In reference to the patent: US8739921 is this patent only protected in the US?

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