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How do we know if claims are nontrivial

If I look at claim 4, is this not trivial? In my middle school days, I build a wireless FM transmitter transmitting stereo audio, and I had two receivers connecting to two different speakers… but ...
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Can a patent still be granted with many prior arts (ref citatations/isr etc )?

Phrased another way, how weighted/important are the prior arts when a patent application is filed? If someone, or an internal search report shows many possible reference citations (is this the same ...
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Where can I view this patent application?

This blog post says that this patent has now been filed: http://labs.hybris.com/patent-pending/ Can I view the patent on a database anywhere? I'm going to attempt to look for prior art. Thanks
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Patent specification page layout

I am going to write an application and send it to WIPO, because I want patent coverage in different countries, including United States. I would like to discover what page layout my patent ...
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time of milling and rotation number influence the morphology of WC prepared?

You have pointed that you took the dried mixture and put it into ball milling to get homogeneous mixture is the time of milling as well as the number of rotations affect the morphology of the prepared ...
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First country to file patent EP2376067

Which is the first country to file patent on DIRECTLY COMPRESSIBLE GRANULAR MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE BASED EXCIPIENT, MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND USE THEREOF ie. patent no. EP2376067 and whether the ...
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This patent has a legal action that I need explained

In the patent application for Chinese patent CN1470762 I found the following note: Sep 3, 2008 C02 Deemed withdrawal of patent application after publication (patent law 2001) I need to know what that ...
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I wonder if this can be patentable? Publication number WO2014108856 A1

This is regarding the patentability of the publication WO2014108856 A1 on pichia pastoris fermentation process. This can be considered for journal publication yet requires more experiments.Having ...
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No international patent

I am from South Africa, and I want to import something to the markets here. I have found a patent on it, but not sure if it applies to the international market, it sure does not look like it.I could ...
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Prior art request for US20120203457 A1 - Showing a calendar on a map with route optimization between points

Multiple claims are made in this patent application that could be summarized as follows Show travel routes between two or more events on a map with a display Optimize a schedule based on the most ...
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Copyright clearance

I would like to get permission for reusing Figure 26 of the United States Patent US20130256198, "Magnetic separation of electrochemical cell materials", in my review paper and thesis, with slight ...
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US8387329 - Conflict with patent 5050356?, Immured Foundation

The Immured Foundation was developed in 1986 and has two patents. Patent 5050356, issued 9/24/1991, shows a steel ring (item 18) with U-bolts (item 21) to support the reinforcing bars (item 16). This ...
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Does Alice Corp v.s. CLS Bank really change anything?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Corp._v._CLS_Bank_International Does Alice Corp v.s. CLS Bank really change anything about software patents? looks like it was just a cancellation of a patent that ...
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Can an examiner determine an invention is useful, even if they cannot determine whether it really works?

In some patent applications, it is not clear whether the disclosed system produces a satisfactory, working, result. Or, the results can be very poor in quality terms (think software). Can an examiner ...
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SCARFFIE with sleeve pocket

Does this patent cover any product like blanket, wrap or anything that you insert arms and wrap yourself that is the size of an average scarf?
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What the importance of 3rd party observations?

I have a question regarding the following patent (WO2012125012). Pls refer to the document history: https://register.epo.org/application?number=EP12706121&lng=en&tab=doclist 04.06.2014 ...
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Desacuerdo en solicitud de patente [closed]

La Liofilización es la aplicación de una técnica que se da comúnmente en laboratorios y actuálmente en plantas de alimentos y no es más que unir dos ingenierías básicas de fenómenos ocurridos en la ...
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Is this in fact innovative? Review my publication from 2002

ep2173572b1 http://archive.mtbr.com/16/0EF1CEBA.php Since I published this, it should not be available for patent application years later, or only very select details of it. Schwalbe Tires is now ...
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I would like to receive the contact details of the Authors for Patent WO2014067081A [duplicate]

I am interested in contacting the authors. Please help if possible.
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Referencing your own provisional application in your real application

Seeking priority date by referring to your own provisional application, is it okay if your provisional has more "ingredients" included in the description of the invention, and you choose in your real ...
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Software to analyze a patent app for copyright infringement

We have reason to believe a service provider's patents are "lifted" or plagiarized from confidential documents we gave to the service provider under a nondisclosure, nonuse agreement. Is there ...
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How can I install deb files without cydia or ifile [closed]

So I created an app and I want to install it via Safari. I made a deb file from it, but when I install it via iFile it is there anywhere, but it is not on my homescreen. Even when i respring it is not ...
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Is Article One Partners a scam?

Is Article One Partners a scam or not? See this for two conflicting opinions.
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Patent status of hazard pointers: us20040107227

I discovered recently that the hazard pointer technique has a patent application if not an actual patent assigned to it. Can I get clarification on this? Also, would like some indication on whether ...
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Electrical Detail in PPA?

I'm working on a PPA for a product that includes electrical components (AC outlets, surge protector, USB outlets) - but I'm not an electrician. How much detail is required pertaining to the ...
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What is new about this patent US3695017?

According to this, a dual bearing nut for a pedal has already been done: http://www.bikemag.com/blog/tested-momentum-bicycle-flypaper-pedals/ I need to study about patent no US3695017
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Patent application as defensive disclosure

Is filing a patent effective as defensive disclosure if the the patent is not granted? Any application is published after 18 months (except publication delay request) or if the patent doesn't pass a ...
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Am I eligible for a patent?

I've been working for a company for a year now. About 2 months ago, I had an idea for creating a manifold. My idea has saved the company thousands of dollars in manpower, resources, and time. I was ...
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Patent search firms #2

To committ a search to a search firm is it necessary to sign a confidentiality agreement? The results for non-english language patents are confined just to abstracts and title or search firms ...
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Validity of US5481539

Is this patent Valid and which countries it is? Can I realize an application that create a communication between two mobile phone using radio waves and sell it on android or iOs? Do I have to pay some ...
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Soy Protein Fiber

What does "Soy Protein Fiber" (Column 4, Line 26) refer to in example 1 of U.S. patent 3,658,550 A for "Method for Producing Artificial Adipose Tissue?"
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Is this patent in the public domain?

I noticed in the Legal Events portion of this patent it says that it has expired due to lack of payment. I was wondering if that entitles anyone and everyone to this idea now that it has expired from ...
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Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer Patent?

According to http://www.amazon.com/Paderno-World-Cuisine-A4982799-Tri-Blade/dp/B0007Y9WHQ/ref=zg_bs_289783_1 this product is patented: ...
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What to do when the examiner does not follow the rules

The examiner of one of the patent applications that I am prosecuting is not following the rules. First, he ignored a request for a preliminary interview. Then he made unwarranted objections, first ...
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Is an invention considered “publicly disclosed” merely because it is described on a hosted service?

We are considering using a hosted SaaS collaboration website to discuss and roll out an invention. "We" includes only specific individuals who are all party to an appropriate NDA. So, I already know ...
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Is company required to mark patent to ask for damage?

From 35 U.S. Code § 287 http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/35/287 "In the event of failure so to mark, no damages shall be recovered by the patentee in any action for infringement, except on ...
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SB16 not in provisional patent Document Description drop-down

I am trying to file my provisional patent on efs.uspto.gov The video I am watching to help me through the process https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B--8oFg88Uw says to select "Provisional Cover Sheet ...
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NSA child seat patent for vehicle patent VERY ODD?

Why does the NSA have the patent of a car seat convertible between child/adult ? This invention relates to vehicle seats and more particularly to integrated seats for motor vehicles capable of ...
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How did inventors protect their inventions worldwide before there were PCT applications

Many inventors seemed to have protected their inventions worldwide, prior to the introduction of the PCT application. For example, Alexander Graham Bell. How did these individual inventors protect ...
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How is it decided whether an improvement or new use is good enough?

I'm planning to attempt patent for a software product that performs a very large range of operations, and there is nothing like it out there. However, I'm sure that out of the giant sea of patents on ...
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Patent Word Limit

I'd like to know whether there is a word limit for the patent description (summary and detailed summary)? If not, is there an overall paper/word limit before fees accrue? That is, after how many ...
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Trying to find the owner of Patent# 6880835

Im trying to find contact information for the owner of this patent the original owner was Sylmark Holdings Limited, i couldn't find any contact information that is still in service please help
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Do I need a specific kind of patent lawyer to handle a software patent?

Do I need a specific kind of patent lawyer to handle a software patent? It seems to me that the advanced computer terminology involved in patenting software would require a patent lawyer that ...
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Patent search firms

Is it more common for a patent attorney/agent to commit a patentability search to a search firm or to do it in house? In case of committing to a search firm: which prices are fair? how to choose ...
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Can I buy and use a patented technology without incurring in troubles?

We are a new start-up team based in Europe and have few or none knowledge on usage of patents and patented technology. We designed a chemical process that includes buying and using a patented ...
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Where are the drawings for wo2004066851a2

I have an invention that I want to patent, but it sounds similar to wo2004066851a2. I'm hoping that the drawings of wo2004066851a2 will be helpful to me in figuring out whether this is what I am ...
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I Have an idea , it is similar to a couple of other patented ideas [duplicate]

The idea simply involves using compressed air to spin (a) stator/rotor(s) and, in turn, charge (a) battery (ies) that powers the electric motor. I want to contact these people and move the ...
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What is the specific patent claim regarding threaded keepers fed into bracelets on US7007507

There is claim on two types of keepers by Pandora Jewelry LLC, threaded and clamshell. What is the specific claim on threaded keepers like the ones currently used by Chamilia LLC. ? Are they ...
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What is the Largest Number of Claims in any Granted Patent?

In my patent searches, I have found some patents with upwards of 300 claims. This has me impressed. I'm wondering what the world record for the greatest number of claims in any patent is. Does anyone ...
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Update on Patent wo2008016230a1

Nam Jong Hyun, Found this during privately funded research. What's the status update of application/commercialization of this patent please?

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