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Terminal disclamier

What happens when a terminal disclaimer is taken to a patent which itself is a continuation of a patent family that now has been sold? Only the latest member of the family is cited in the terminal ...
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Divisional, continuation or two separate applications?

I have two related but distinct inventions, which I have drafted one specification for. What is the best strategy: file the specification with two sets of claims (which will include more than 20 ...
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Avoidance of double patent

I was issued a patent on a structural building system using novel building blocks and building locks I have a much improved novel building block and building locks that are completely different from ...
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Purpose of Terminal Disclaimers

What are Terminal Disclaimers in US patent system, and how are they used? When one patent already exists and a second patent is so similar to it that a terminal disclaimer has to be filed by the ...