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How long after a patent gets a FINAL REJECTION does it appear as such on Google Patents?

How long after a patent gets a FINAL REJECTION does it appear as such on Google Patents or before the final rejection is made public?
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Possible US court sanctions over EU company in software patent infringment case

What are the possible sanctions from US court if a EU company decides that continuing software patent litigation is useless but is not willing to make a deal with accusing party. In other words ...
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Ideas on how to do patent searching

I'm a newbie and I'm hoping to get some pretty interesting ideas from you guys about patent searching and the different tools and techniques I can use.
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Ortery Technologies Object VR turntable claims

There are at minimum 12 manufactures currently producing and selling systems identical to what Ortery Technologies, Inc. has listed in its claims (US20070172216). There are current systems on the ...
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Developing something similar. How do i get mine patented with this patent in place

I am developing something identical to this system. it does have differences and additions but the base network and sensing devices are similar. how would i get a patent if mine is the same idea but ...
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When will this be incorporated in the design of modern cars? [on hold]

Considering this concept has been around so long, when will it be incorporated in the design of modern cars?
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Combinations of independent options creating exponentially numerous claims

I'm writing a provisional patent which has many variations. Several of the properties that make up a number of dependant claims are independent of one another. If I do one claim for every combination ...
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USPTO Citation referring to a dysfunctional invention

Earlier this year I submitted a utility patent application at the USPTO in respect of a manual cutting device for which I recently received the first Office Action. The report of the examiner includes ...
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Isn't this prior art

In the patent application US20070040653, it appears that patent US20060187055 "Containers including radio frequency shielding" might be prior art. Is this the case? EDIT A method of preventing ...
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Patent on common sense? [on hold]

How can you patent common sense? Patent issuer is lazy and needs to go get a job instead of trying to scam people for using a process used for decades and considered by many to be "common sense" here ...
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Point of Sale Infringement [on hold]

With the app Dash which allows you to pay your bar tab via mobile device/point of sale system, can someone produce an app that uses pos as well, without infringing on their patent.
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Patent question [on hold]

Does this patent still exist in the market place? Is it still active? I have an exact design that I would like to move forward with and want to contact the patent holder and see if they will grant it ...
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Practicality of the Patent [on hold]

I went through the paper and found it very impressive.It could be of great importance if it could be applied in solving the present problems encountered with the ceramic pulley lagging in the ...
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What exactly does “Copyright (c) 2014” mean on site footers? [on hold]

And what happens if it's not updated upon new year? (e.g. (c) 2012)
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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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jaundice treatment [closed]

for the past one and half years i am having jaundice. I have consulted the doctor and has been taking medicine for the past one year under the doctors advice. My BiliBurin count is 4.0 at present but ...
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Want to know may i appy for the patent or not

I have made one inspire-able sentence which is very helpful in living life for inspiration, because with the help of inspiration everything is possible. So shall i apply and get the patent for that ...
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Is a 1954 patent still worth anything?

I recently came across a patent of my Uncle's from 1954, and I'm wondering whether it could be worth anything today. I believe it has to do with time navigation in the ocean. How can I find out ...
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Feasibility for industrial implementation [on hold]

1) How effective is the Recycling options through this Process on account of environmental sustainability? 2) What resources are required along with cost implication for industrial implementation ?
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Is this manufactured yet? [on hold]

I'm looking to do something similar to this (patent application US20140128171) , but I have seen the golf balls with GPS tracking inside. What I want to do to make it different is make it compatible ...
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Has the U.S. obtained patents for other potentially deadly organisms in the past and what were they? [on hold]

What were the outcomes on these diseases? Did these patents ultimately provide profit for any drug companies?
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Inventor Name Incorrect [closed]

The Inventor Name should be James Ritty. However it should not be 'James Kitty.' I believe this is a mistake, and should be fixed to be correct.
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Application refused

Can someone else copy, use and sell or import the subject-matter contained in la refused app? Is a refused app part of prior art?
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Former employer wants a patent assignment

I used to work for company A, and during my employment, company A filed a patent application (to my knowledge, no patent has been issued yet) and I was listed as an inventor. While employed by company ...
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I have a similiar idea [closed]

I am working on a prototype to improve sanitation of gas pump handles as well. How far did this invention get you after investing 1,000s on the patent? AL 225 255 0832 info@stepstocreateawebsite.org
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Utility Patent enforcing

Who has the right to enforce patent us7503696 I imported a product from China that is sold on ebay and amazon and many trade shows. Now a company in the US is threatening to close me down due to ...
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Is it possible that this patent covers every possible board type, due to its possibly ambiguous wording?

The patent is https://www.google.com/patents/US20110201238. Would that patent preclude any sort of electric motor with a jet drive system from being created for stand-up paddle boards? It mentions ...
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Application Status

From the site patentscope.wipo.int I searched for a publication #. The site made a find and when I clicked on the publication # the header had only five tabs on the header. “National Biblo. Data”, ...
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Art from US Patent prevent patent in other countries?

My design patent was filed on Jul. 19, 2013, in the United States. I received some bad advice and did not file for an EU patent (huge market potential for my product there.) So I was wondering, if ...
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About Tank Mix Calculator Algorithm [closed]

Im pursuing MCA final year. This im doing final year project in android. Project is based on agricultural.I dont know about how to write a algorithm for tank Mix calc. Give some idea to develop a ...
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Re-file a Patent deemed Abandoned?

Can you re-file a patent for an idea that has a status of "Abandoned -- Failure to Respond to an Office Action"? Can you do this even if you didn't originally file the patent? Thanks in advance.
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Is this still on Lowes.com? [closed]

Is it really 15 years old and still in use? I tried it on Lowes.com and it works pretty well. I was wondering if this is the original application or how much updating has occurred?
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How can a license be obtain to use this patent? [duplicate]

How do you go about obtaining rights to this patent from Ford?
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USA Patent to South Africa

How do I get a USA patent product rights to South Africa? The product is not yet on the market here.
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I file for a patent in Canada and US. if someone files a patent in China before me, can I still 'publish' idea in China?

Assume I made an invention and I filed a provisional application for patent in Canada and US and follow up by filing a non-provisional application for patent within a few months. If someone files a ...
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Can someone copy my idea If i released and filed a patent first but the patent isn't approved yet?

So apparently it can take years for a patent to be approved. Assume I make an invention and file a provisional application for patent right after the invention is public. Is it okay and possible for ...
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Inventor Improves own Patent issued 6 months ago

The inventor is improving his or her own patent within one year, so previous work would not be considered prior art, and the inventor uses a traditional format in claims for a new patent, reciting ...
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Inventor"s Improvement Patent of his own Issued Patent

Inventor wants to file improvement patent on his own patent , there are newly discovered structural components and can justify their novelty. Inventor has been warned about Jepson claims, but in this ...
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EP 1544461A1 , A questionable modified prior art,

When this application first published on Google? The published application on Google is identical to published on EPO, and both are greatly different from what is on reputable USPTO, which cited the ...
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CALL FOR PRIOR ART: EP1668450B1

The Claim 1 of EP1668450B1 looks very broad to be valid: A method for controlling one or more of resource-consumption and resource-production associated with a plurality of remote devices, the method ...
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Real Time Implementation to prevent Railway Accidents By Eye Blinking Measurement

I am pursuing my Ph.D. On the above Title. I need suggestion to make it as a patent, but I am not able to trace the new idea. As lots of work has been done in this particular image processing concept. ...
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How did this patent on illuminated coolers pass prior art?

So I came here from Shark Tank, these guys obtained a patent covering an LED illuminated cooler. Cooler with LED lighting (US8511846) Initially I had suspected that they got it by claim stuffing ...
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Can anaerobic digestion of syngas be considered as a primary claim?

The Prior Art (e.g. US4289625, 1981) cited by the patent application US20130203144 already discloses the process of feeding a "pyrolysis syngas" to an "anaerobic digester", however the Prior Art ...
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Can someone patent my invention before me?

Five weeks ago, I disclosed my invention to a multi-national corporation (let's call it Company A) without any kind of NDA (they don't accept NDAs) in a conference call and email. I am worried that ...
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History of this oil filter

I would like to more about this history of this patent: US2232423. It's an oil filter invented by Cleatus Alkire, my grand father, whom I happen to know very little about. I know this oil filter was ...
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Prior Art relating to geopolymer coatings

Referencing Patent Application WO2008113609, there has been work performed in this area dating back to 2000 by New Jersey DoT and their collaboration with Rutgers University the reports of which are ...
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To what extent can one use scientific articles in other fields as previous art - example from fiber optics to wireless

In the magazine Science they (Nenad Bozinovic) are talking about "Terabit-Scale Orbital Angular Momentum Mode Division Multiplexing in Fibers" Which is another way to multiplex light in fiber optics, ...
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Is there any requirement on font size and format of provisional patent application?

AFAIK, at USPTO, there are requirements on font size and format for non provisional application. Is there any requirement applying to provisional application? Because I want to combine many unrelated ...
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How “different” must an invention be to be patented?

Is it worth pursuing a patent for something that seems like a variation of what someone else has already submitted an application, advertised, published, created or marketed, etc? How "different" ...
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Google smartwatch claims for patent: WO2013063276A1

I was reading the google claims about smartwatches, and I am not certain what the following claims include (wether the touchbands are the watch itself, or on the wrist) A smart-watch comprising: a ...

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