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If a mobile app is free (donation only), does that indemnify against patent trolls? [duplicate]

As long as an app is free does that mean that nobody can sue you for patent infringement?
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Mobile application Social network module patents

There are so many social networking apps available in AppStore and PlayStore. Almost all the modules and features are same in all those apps (like feedpage, photos/videos upload, chatting, etc). So If ...
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patent for an interface of functions presently not in use in any mobilepp

Hi i believe i have developed certain functional usage/interface in an app which are unique. to explain - they arent invention or technological breakthrough. But would fall under the purview of user ...
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How to protect an app whose functionality is not novel, but the GUI is

I have an app whose purpose isn't novel, but the way the GUI helps serve that purpose is. There are many apps built for this same purpose, but not a single one of them have a GUI similar to mine. I'm ...
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Mobile application

3 years ago I invented an idea about creating special mobile application. However, I could not patent it due to high cost of. I participated in diffirent conferences and competitions with my idea to ...
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Government app idea

I have an idea for an app that would be used for the government and when I say it can be used for the government I mean that I can't just make it and people can use it. The app would have to be ...
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When to submit a patent idea?

I have a very nice app Idea, which based on my research it is new, and I am quite sure it would be very much valuable. At which stage I have to patent it? do I have to patent the idea already, or ...
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Automatic pupil distances using a mobile app [closed]

In reference to the patent: US9091867 Is this method available to automatically get the pupil distances using an app on a mobile device?
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Mobile App Patent

I would like to know, if a basic search of patent database will give me an idea on whether my idea is patent-able? or I need to perform any specific patentiblity search?
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Protecting App UI & Features

I have an app that introduces an innovative user interface & features and I would like to take steps to protect it. From my understanding it is possible to patent/copyright user interfaces and ...