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revised Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art?
taking commenter criticism into account
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comment How to torpedo a bad patent my former large employer is filing?
user96: If an NDA or similar agreement has an automatic assignment clause, then that document can be recorded as proof of assignment.
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comment Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art?
user1402242 so what? Filers can request non-publication. "Will publish in 18 months unless filer requests non-publication" doesn't necessarily imply your claim that "the vast majority of applications are published".
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comment Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented?
Like this? docstoc.com/docs/118628156/…
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comment Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art?
I'd be interested to hear you substantiate that 18 months claim.
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revised Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art?
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comment Can a YouTube video be submitted as prior art?
user1402242: that only applies to issued patents and published applications. Edited
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comment Microsoft have submitted a patent for a whack to silence a phone ringer. How similar does prior art have to be?
The idea that this site might have defeated a M$ patent on prior art grounds is just ... titillating.
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comment Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented?
Yeah. Careful not to code up and new inventions when you're in your buddy's dorm room. Or driving by in your car!
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answered Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented?
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comment Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented?
@Pleplus Your comments seem to assume that the above description would be sufficient to describe the device. Not at all clear.
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answered Amusement Game - Dice that return independent variables or a random color - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
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comment If a claimed invention can be described at a higher level of abstraction, is the claim not merely an abstract idea?
Everything can be described at a higher level of abstraction.
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answered Can a very basic shape of a product be patented?
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comment Should I file a provisional application?
@Gilles OP is specifically asking about the AIA, which is US legislation.