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Questions about what the legal status means on Google Patents

This patent has been shown to be in an active status in the US since 2013. However, it appears to have been marked as Abandoned in 2020. In this case, I am curious whether the patent has no legal ...
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A question regarding Google patent search

This blog says: ‘AJD’, ‘AJDx’, ‘ADJ/x’, ‘xw’ – These are also proximity operators which are the same as NEAR, but matches must be in the same order. However, when I searched in Google patent site ...
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What does "Worldwide applications US" means in Google Patents?

What does "Worldwide applications US" means in Google Patents? This is the pattent Will this patent infringe if used in Europe and elsewhere outside the US?
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If someone finds a patent by doing a search on Google Patents, can the searcher make hyperlinks for retrieving the same patent on a different site?

If someone does a search on Google Patents and the search results include a patent that is of interest to the searcher and/or relevant to the search, would the Google Patents service legally permit ...
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A patent issued as another patent?

In this answer, George wrote It has been issued (Jan. 2022) in the US as Suggested functions for formulas in spreadsheets US 11227106B2 but is still pending in Europe as of October 12 2022. where I ...
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Why advance google patent search not returning expected results?

Why advance google patent search not returning expected results? I want to get filtered results from Google patents by, document contains in its abstract a keyword1, a keyword2 adjacent to keyword1 ...
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A question regarding Google Patent sites trustworthiness

When an inventor comes up with an idea, s/he usually searches in Google patent or some other 3rd party patent archive sites with specific keywords related to the invention. Now, those keywords are of ...
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Why doesn't Google Patents how expiration dates anymore?

Does anyone know why Google patents no longer shows the anticipated expiration date for issued patents? As seen in red in the below image, I relied on Google Patents for a quick-and-dirty idea of a ...
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Alerts for PCT application?

Is there a way to get alerts on a PCT application, for example through PatentScope or Google Patents, which both list it? Unfortunately, freepatentsonline offers alerts but doesn't list the ...
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Where are "Discussions" from Google Patents?

When I look for patents online using Google Patents, I get the list of ranked candidate patent with several links (eg "Overview", "Correlations", "Talk with others" (note ...
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Finding most important patent of a company

Is there a way to find most important patents for any company for example: Apple or any other company? On google patents, I can search for patents assigned to a particular company, is there a way to ...
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Is there a way to filter enormous Patent results?

I was just wondering with what tools would it be possible to filter patent results for a particular topic(Or is there a way I could just search through the claims in each patent to confirm novelty). ...
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Which is the best place to search for a filed/issued patent?

Which is the de facto and most recognizable patent DB in the world? Is it WIPO's database (the search engine and the interface seem limited) or Google Patents or maybe anything else? What is the ...
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Restriction Requirement

What is the rationale behind writing the term inventions, species, or groups, while raising a restriction requirement. How these three nomenclatures (invention, group, and species) are different and ...
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Multi dependent claims (Uses and Advantages)

What is the significance of multi dependent claims in infringement analysis? What are the advantages in claiming multi dependent claims over normal claims?
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Google Patents search information

I'm trying to do a project that requires the following data points from Google Patents: The number of searches Google Patents has per day for the past ~10 years. A list of searches on Google Patents ...
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DE19817372C1 date order incorrect in Google Patents?

Per Google Patents, the order of dates for patent DE19817372C1 appears incorrect. Per the site, the patent expired on April 18th 1998 (Fee Related), but lists a grant date of Oct 7th, 1999. Looking ...
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EP1429795A1 Is there an English version available? Why is no downloadable PDF version available?

In reference to the patent: WO2003028746A1
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In Google Patents, how can a priority date be more than one year before a non-provisional patent application filing date? [duplicate]

In Google Patents, how can a priority date be more than one year before a non-provisional patent application filing date? My understanding was that you have to file a non-provisional patent ...
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Google Patents Searching not returning accurate results

I'm finding I'm only getting a subset of patents when I search on patents.google.com or www.google.com/patents. For instance searching with me as the inventor returns only 24 granted patents on google ...
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Download pdf on new google patent [duplicate]

I'm not able to download patents directly from google page on the new version of google patent (I might be tired and not finding button) https://patents.google.com/patent/EP0496181A1/en while it is ...
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Patenting an existing product in China

I have contacted a manufacturer in China who produced this item. I have searched on Google patents and there aren't any patent on it. On Amazon nobody is selling this item. Can I patent this item so ...
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Where are the figures for this WIPO application? [duplicate]

Regarding the patent: WO2014078355a1 Where are the figures referred to in the patent? I can't find them on the patent page.
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Is Google Patents broken for others? [closed]

It seems like Google patents has lost all of the page formatting in the last few days. I disabled all extensions that may impact this and tried a couple different browsers. The formatting of a ...
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What are "legal events" as listed on Google Patents?

In reference to the patent: US8775248 At the bottom of this page there are two Legal Events. What do they mean in this context? At the time of writing, the legal events are as follows: Mar 27, 2013 --...
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Where can I get a copy of this patent?

In reference to the patent: WO 2008/144013 A1 Google Patents does not provide a link to download the PDF. Where can I obtain a copy of it?
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What is this patent (WO 2002/101622 A8) all about?

In reference to the patent: WO 2002/101622 A8 Is there any link for detailed information about this patent? The abstract looks good but it would be great if there is any link to get detailed ...
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Images were taken off Google Patent search

In reference to the patent: US20140338666 How come the images were taken off Google patents? Is this a bad sign?
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Trademark designer's surname is indexed incorrectly [duplicate]

In reference to patent US D3,003. How did the name of the trademark designer/patent applicant come to be indexed as J. H. Gaknhart, since in the text of the trademark application it is clear his ...
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Questionable accuracy [duplicate]

In reference to the patent: US3137203 Why was the inventor's name changed when Google took custody of the document? Joseph Brown was not the inventors name. As the grandson of the true inventor, I ...
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Does Google Patent cover all Chinese patents records from SIPO or just those who applied for PCT?

Can all patents records on SIPO website also be found from Google Patent search? Google Patent search says their patents originate from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the ...
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Missing illustrations in WIPO patent application

In reference to the patent: WO 2013/153173 A1 Where can I find illustrations for this patent?
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How do you correct errors in Google Patents?

In reference to the patent: US163625 The Inventor's name should be "Ariette Baird." How does this happen, and is there any way to correct copy errors in patents?
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Where can I view the figures from a patent?

I was just really wondering if there was a picture I could view for the invention in WO2004085005A3?
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