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Military application patents?

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How can you view a granted and issued patent in the new USPTO system?

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If A+B+C already exists, would it be argument for obviousness if someone attempts to patent A+B?

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specific example of patentability

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When is combining prior art to invent something new obvious and when is it not obvious?

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Knockoffs of the Moki Doorstep

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Should a patent title be very narrow or very broad, or does it not matter?

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WIPO Rules about drawings

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How are the elements of a claim determined?

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A U.S. patent is to issue on a future date; is there any way to view the patent prior to the date of issue?

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How to declare no patent ownership for software code?

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Scope of a method claim when it uses terms that are narrowly construed in an apparatus claim

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Can applications be edited before approval?

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"public use" or "disclosure" of a method which is a part of a provisional application implemented in a backend (not publicly visible or disclosed)

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Why has the number of claims risen over the past few decades (doubled between 1975 and 2005)?

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Is it ok to only write down formulas in the detailed description but not in the figures?

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If A+B+C is prior art, and now someone is granted a patent for A+B

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In a utility application, does the applicant put in arguments for usefulness, novel, and non-obvious?

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Using usefulness to prove non-obviousness

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Does filing a provisional application slow down when your application will be examined?

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Is this a successful design around the Moki Doorstep?

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In what countries are royalties from a patent beyond 20 years still allowed [closed]

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What are some obvious and non-obvious arguments for the Handy Pan?

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USPTO WebADS missing the date - is this okay?

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How often are there multiple patent applications for the same invention filing almost simultaneously?


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